[Asian Games] Lee Sang-yeon Wins Bronze Medal in Men’s 67kg Weightlifting Class… North Korea’s Ri Won-ju Wins Silver Medal
The first medal presented to Korean weightlifters at this event…
Simultaneous hoisting of the Korean national flag and the North Korean flag
Lee Sang-yeon (28, Suwon City Hall) presented the first medal to Korean weightlifting at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games.
Sang-yeon Lee lifted 137 kg in snatch, 180 kg in clean and jerk,
317 kg in total in the weightlifting men’s 67 kg group A competition 바카라사이트
held at the Xiaoshan Sports Center in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China on the 1st and ranked third.
North Korea’s Ri Won-ju (21) took second place with a total weight of 321 kg (141 kg in snatch and 180 kg in clean and jerk),
for the first time in weightlifting at this competition,
the national flag and the North Korean flag were hoisted simultaneously at the award ceremony.
Lee Sang-yeon lifted 137kg, the same weight as Doston Yokubov (Uzbekistan), in the snatch that day.
Jokubov finished the clean and jerk with 179 kg,
Lee Sang-yeon applied for 180 kg in the third period of the clean and jerk,
lifting 180 kg and winning the bronze medal by 1 kg in total.
Jokubov’s total record was 316 kg.
Lee Sang-yeon is a strong Korean weightlifter in the men’s lightweight class who holds the Korean record in the men’s 67kg class (182kg).
He competed in the World Championships three times (2018, 2022, and 2023),
ranked 5th in total at this year’s Riyadh competition.
However, he has not been selected for the national team in comprehensive competitions such as the Asian Games and Olympics.
Lee Sang-yeon, who succeeded in participating in the Asian Games for the first time,
won a bronze medal in her first competition.
Chen Lijun (China), the strongest in this weight class, who won the Tokyo Olympics and the 2023 World Championships,
won by setting new competition records of 150 kg in snatch, 180 kg in clean and jerk, and 330 kg in total.
Chen Lijun, who had no ties to the Asian Games,
won his first Asian Games gold medal at this event held in his country.
Eko Yuli Irawan (Indonesia), who won the 2018 Jakarta/Palembang competition,
ranked second in the snatch at 145kg,
but was disqualified after failing in the first to third rounds of the clean and jerk.