The ninth day of the World Championships came to its end with the competition held among women weightlifters. The competition among female weightlifters in 89 kg weight category was very challenging.
Ao Hui who managed to lift 117 kg in the snatch performance earned the gold medal. Santana Peguero Crismery Dominga from Dominican Republic managed to lift 116 kg and earned silver medal. A weightlifter from North Korea Kim Un Jun has lifted 111 kg and earned the bronze medal.
In the clean and jerk performance, the main competition was among the North Korean and Chinese weightlifters. Kim Un Jun managed to lift 152 kg and became golden medalist. Ao Hui (151 kg) became the silver medalist having a little difference in result. Valdes Paris Maria Fernanda from Chili became the bronze medalist, she managed to lift 140 kg.
In the total result rating, Ao Hui managed to lift 268 kg and became the World champion. Kim Un Jun was awarded the silver medal with the total result of 263 kg. Santana Peguero Crismery Dominga was awarded the bronze medal, she has lifted 254 kg.
The participation of a female weightlifter from Ecuador Nieve Arroyo Oliba Seledina increased the interest in the competition. In 2017, she has earned the bronze medal at the Pan-American Games. At the World Championships in Ashgabat, she managed to lift totally 241 kg, and took the 7th place.
Student of the Sport Observer Department of the “Mavy Yshyk” College.