Gold medalist Turkish weightlifter breaks world record in women

Turkey's Taylan lifted 121 kilograms in women's 48 kg clean and jerk, breaking a world record to claim the gold medal in the World Weightlifting Championship.

Gold medalist Turkish weightlifter breaks world record in women

 

Turkey's Nurcan Taylan on Friday lifted 121 kilograms in women's 48 kg clean and jerk, breaking a world record to claim the gold medal in the World Weightlifting Championship in Antalya, Turkey.

Taylan lifted 93 kg in women's 48kg snatch earlier today which also made her a gold medalist.

The European and Olympic champion clinched to her third gold in overall with a total of 214 kilograms in snatch, and clean and jerk.

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Another Turkish athlete, Sibel Ozkan, won bronze medal in women's 48 kg when she lifted 115 kilograms.

Ozkan became the overall silver medalist with a total of 205 kilograms.

China's Yuan Tian lifted 116 kilograms in women's 48kg clean and jerk, claiming the silver medal.

Tian was overall third with a total of 204 kilograms to win the bronze.
 

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