Qinhuangdao, China – The Chinese weightlifting team did it again today, winning all three classes at the Asian Weightlifting Championships and setting six world records along the way.
Liu Xia started things off for the host nation by winning the women's 63-kg category with a snatch of 110 kg and a world record clean and jerk of 137.5 kg. Liu also broke the world record in the total with both her second and third attempts in the clean and jerk. Liu Chunhong kept the ball rolling in the women's 69-kg class, with a world record snatch of 117.5 kg , and a world record clean and jerk of 148.5 kg, which also gave her a world record (265 kg) in the total. Despite missing his second and third attempts in the snatch, and then missing his opening jerk, Li Hongli was not to be left out, as he won the men's 77-kg category with 165/200.