Asian Games: North Korea's Kim Un-Ju Breaks Weightlifting World Record

Updated: 25 September 2014 14:56 IST

North Korea now have four weightlifting gold medals at the ongoing Asian Games.

Asian Games: North Korea's Kim Un-Ju Breaks Weightlifting World Record
North Korea have had great success at weightlifting int the Asian Games. © AP

Incheon:

Kim Un-Ju gave North Korea their fourth weightlifting gold medal of the Asian Games Thursday with a stunning 164kg clean and jerk world record in the women's 75kg for a 295kg total. (Medal Tally)

China's Kang Yue took silver, 1kg behind, after failing her attempt at the same world record with her final lift.

North Korea's Rim Jong-Sim, the Olympic champion at 69kg, found the step up in weight tough on her international debut at 75kg and took bronze a long way behind on 263kg.



Topics : Asian Games 2014 Weightlifting
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