Original title: Tokyo Paralympic Games | Paralympic weightlifting competition kicks off, the Chinese team wins one gold and one silver Source: Xinhuanet
The weightlifting competition of the Tokyo Paralympic Games kicked off on the 26th at the Tokyo International Forum Building. The Chinese team sent two female players to the first day of the competition and won one gold and one silver.
Xinhua News Agency, Tokyo, August 26 (Reporter Li Hao) The weightlifting competition of the Tokyo Paralympic Games kicked off on the 26th at the Tokyo International Forum Building. The Chinese team sent two female players to the first day of the competition and won one gold and one silver.
On August 26, Guo Lingling celebrated breaking the world record.Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Cai Yang
In the women’s 41 kg weightlifting competition, Guo Lingling, who participated in the Paralympic Games for the first time, successfully lifted 105 kg for the first time, breaking the previous Paralympic record of 104 kg. In her second move, she hit the world record of 107 kilograms she held, but failed to lift 108 kilograms.
After the second move failed, Guo Lingling quickly adjusted, and in the third move, she succeeded in lifting 108 kilograms, setting a new world record. After that, she continued to challenge herself, applied for the fourth move, and successfully lifted 109 kg, breaking the world record again. However, according to the rules of the competition, the fourth move is not counted in the results of this competition.
On August 26, Guo Lingling at the award ceremony.Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Cai Yang
Guo Lingling finally won the sixth gold medal in the Paralympic Games for the Chinese delegation with 108 kilograms. Indonesia’s Vidiahi and Venezuelan Fuentes won the silver and bronze medals with 98 kilograms and 97 kilograms.
“I have been preparing for the Paralympic Games for two years. The gold medal is my goal and dream. I am very happy and excited to be able to realize my dream.” Guo Lingling told Xinhua News Agency reporters after the game.
In the women’s 45 kg weightlifting competition, the fourth Paralympic veteran Cui Zhe succeeded in all three attempts. In the third, he overtook Poland’s Kozdrek with 102 kg and finally won the silver medal. Nigerian pick Jani won the gold medal with 107 kilograms, and Kozdrek won the bronze medal with 101 kilograms.
“It’s a shame that I didn’t get the gold medal, but in my poor health, I feel that I have performed very well today. I am very grateful to myself!” Cui Zhe said in an interview with a reporter from Xinhua News Agency, “for the gold medal , I have a desire, I want to continue to stick to my dream.”
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