Weightlifting: He Shuyong claims gold in men's 94 kg category

2009-10-27 08:26 BJT

Special Report: 11th National Games |

In the men's 94 kg category, Shandong local He Shuyong was title favorite, and he is particularly strong in snatch event. He started from 175kg, and succeed.

Another title favorite, Guangdong's Jiang Hairong also started from 175kg, and succeeded. That marked a competitive start to the battle for gold.

To the clean and jerk event. Jiang Hairong failed in his second attempt in 210kg, but challenged the 211kg later. Jiang succeeded, and set a new national record. Now could only wait to see if He Shuyong could overtake him.

Now pressure was on He Shuyong. We'll wait and see if he can take back the lead. He refused to give up, and added to 217kg in his second attempt. He made a perfect lift, which helped him seal the gold.

It deserves a second look. China's contestants in the 94kg category are weak.
He Shuyong beat Jiang Hairong to lift 175kg in snatch event, and 217kg in clean and jerk event, totalling 392kg to notch the gold.

Editor: James | Source: CCTV.com