Rio Olympics 2016: Shi Zhiyong wins men's -69kg weightlifting gold

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China's Shi Zhiyong wins gold but misses out on world record

China's Shi Zhiyong lifted a combined 352kg to win the men's Olympic -69kg weightlifting title at the Rio Games.

Shi, 22, lifted 162kg in the snatch and 198kg in the clean and jerk.

Daniyar Ismayilov of Turkey led the competition after a 163kg lift in the snatch, but could only manage 188kg in clean and jerk as he was forced to settle for silver with a combined 351kg.

Izzat Artykov of Kyrgyzstan lifted a combined 339kg to win bronze.

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