Rio Olympics 2016: China's Long Qingquan wins men's -56kg final with world record

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China's Long Qingquan wins gold with a World Record lift
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China's Long Qingquan lifted a combined world record of 307kg to win Olympic gold in the men's -56kg weightlifting.

Long's 170kg lift with his last attempt in the clean and jerk saw him grab gold from London 2012 champion Om Yun-Chol of North Korea, who lifted 303kg.

Thailand's Sinphet Kruaithong took the bronze medal at the Riocentro Pavilion 2 with 289kg.

In the snatch segment, Beijing 2008 winner Long matched the 16-year-old Olympic record of 137kg.

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