Chinese Liu Chunhong Breaks Women's Weightlifting World Record

Chinese Liu Chunhong broke the women's weightlifting snatch world record in the 69kg division at the Olympic Games on Wednesday.

Liu set the new world record with a snatch of 125kg in her second attempt and shattered minute-old mark with a lift of 128kg in the third.

(Xinhua News Agency August 13, 2008)

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