Olympics: China's Shi Wins Men's 69kg Weightlifting Gold

Olympics: China's Shi wins men's 69kg weightlifting gold

RIO DE JANEIRO, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 10th Augst,2016) - Shi Zhiyong grabbed China's third weightlifting gold medal at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday, finishing first in the men's 69kg.

The 22-year-old lifted a combined total of 352 kg, just 1kg ahead of silver medallist Daniyar Ismayilov of Turkey. Izzat Artykov claimed bronze to clinch Kyrgyzstan's first ever Olympic weightlifting medal.