Yang Zhe claims gold in 105KG

2009-10-27 19:58 BJT

Yang Zhe tried 185kg in his second attempt of the snatch event, following his success in 180kg earlier. He succeeded in 185 as well.

Let's take a look at the slow action. Yang is Shandong native, so got the loudest cheers from the audience.

To clean and jerk event, he lifted 213kg in his first lift, and this is the second attempt at 217kg. success gave him gold.

Yang Zhe said, "I want to thank all my supporters. They gave me the power to continue. Time was  running out in the clean and jerk event. I was nervous then. But I'm excited now."

With that, Yang Zhe totalled 402kg, become the champion in the national games.

Editor: James | Source: CCTV.com