Zulfiya Chinshanlo brought first gold to Kazakhstan at World Cup

Nov 10. Kazpravda

Zulfiya Chinshanlo brought first gold to Kazakhstan at World CupIt is a third gold of the London Olympic champion in her career.

London Olympic champion Zulfiya Chinshanlo won the world championship in weightlifting, taking place in Almaty, Vesti.kz informed.

After the first exercise, the Kazakh athlete sealed 2nd place. Starting from 95 kg, Chinshanlo set the highest weight at the 3rd approach. She ordered 121 kg at the start push, and Taipei athlete, her main opponent  –  125.

She finally lifted 133 kg and a minute later – 134 kg. In total she scores 232 kg.


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China grabs first gold in women’s event at Almaty World Championships


Tan Yayun, from China, grabbed a gold medal at the Almaty IWF World Championships with a clean sweep in the women’s 48kg, while Ozkan Konak won silver lifting a total of 189 kg.

Thailand’s Panida Khamsri finished second and was third overall, our correspondent reports. Kazakhstan’s Margarita Yelisseyeva failed with all three snatch attempts and withdrew.