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Taiwan, Kazakh weightlifters break world records in epic lifting battle at Asian Games

Sep 21, 2014    

Kazakh weightlifter Zulfiya Chinshanlo broke her own clean and jerk world record in the 53kg category at the Asian Games on Sunday, but it was not enough to snatch gold from Taiwan's Hsu Shu Ching, who also set a new combined world mark of 233kg.Chinshanlo had set the world record by lifting 131kg in 2012 on the way to becoming Olympic champion in London and bettered the mark by 1kg in Incheon.Hsu, who had finished runner-up to Chinshanlo two years ago, turned the tables on her by beating Li Ping's combined mark of 230kg, set at the Guangzhou Asian Games in 2010.Hsu lifted 101kg in the snatch ...

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