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Zhou wins +75kg weightlifting gold with world record

india Updated: Aug 05, 2012 22:49 IST

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China's Zhou Lulu won the women's Olympic over-75kg weightlifting gold with a new world record at the ExCel Arena in London on Sunday.

World champion Zhou set a new record of 333kg, breaking her old mark from last year's world championships of 328kg.

She also matched South Korean Jang Mi-Ran's world marker of 187kg in the clean and jerk.

And in a stunning competition European champion Tatiana Kashirina of Russia set a new snatch world record of 151kg as she missed out on gold by just one kilo.

Hripsime Khurshudyan of Armenia claimed bronze with a total lift of 294kg.