Sporting Digest: Weightlifting

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WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS (Melbourne, Aus) Men: 59kg: 1 N Peshalov (Bul) 305kg world record (137.5kg snatch, 167.5kg jerk world record); 2 H Suleymanoglu (Turk) 295 (135-160); 3 Tang Ningsheng (Ch) 292.5 (130-162.5). Snatch medals: 1 Peshalov 137.5kg; 2 Suleymanoglu 135; 3 Qiu 132.5. Jerk: 1 Peshalov 167.5; 2 Tzelilis 165; 3 Tang 162.5. Men: 64kg: 1 N Suleymanoglu (Turk) 322.5 (145.0-177.5); 2 Ri Hi Bong (N Kor) 317.5 (142.5-175.0); 3 Y Sarkissian (Armenia) 315 (140.0-175.0). Women: 50kg: 1 Liu Xiuhua (Ch) 187 (77.5-110.0); 2 Guan Hong (Ch) 177.5 (77.5-100.0); 3 Chiu-Chun Kuo (Tai) 170.0 (75.0-95.0). Snatch medals: 1 Guan 77.5; 2 Liu 77.5; 3 Kuo 75. Jerk: 1 Liu 110; 2 Guan 100; 3 Kuo 95.

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