China wins women's weightlifting gold
Updated: 2012-08-06 02:03:10
China's Zhou Lulu salutes after completing her three attempts and winning the women's +75kg group A clean and jerk weightlifting competition at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 5, 2012. [Photo/Agencies]
LONDON -- Zhou Lulu of China won the women's +75kg weightlifting gold medal at the London Olympic Games on Sunday.
Zhou snatched 146kgs and jerked up an Olympic record of 187kgs for a world record winning total of 333kgs for the top honor.
Russian Tatiana Kashirina got the silver medal by snatching a world record of 151kgs and jerking up 181kgs for a total of 332kgs, Armenia's Hripsime Khurshudyan got the bronze medal in 294kgs.