9 November 2011, 08:36

Russia grabs gold at Paris weightlifting champs

Russia grabs gold at Paris weightlifting champs

Russia’s Svetlana Tsarukayeva has won gold at the World Weightlifting Championships in Paris, setting a new record in women’s under 63kg category. Tsarukayeva set a snatch world record of 117kg, one kg more than the previous record. Kazakhstan’s Maiya Maneza won silver, and China’s Ouyang Xiaofang won bronze. (TASS)

Russia’s Svetlana Tsarukayeva has won gold at the World Weightlifting Championships in Paris, setting a new record in women’s under 63kg category.

Tsarukayeva set a snatch world record of 117kg, one kg more than the previous record.

Kazakhstan’s Maiya Maneza won silver, and China’s Ouyang Xiaofang won bronze.

(TASS)

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