Li Xueying wins Olympic weightlifting gold

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Associated Press

Posted on July 30, 2012 at 11:32 AM

Updated Monday, Jul 30 at 11:32 AM

LONDON (AP) — Li Xueying won China's second weightlifting gold medal of the London Olympics, leading the way in both the snatch and the clean and jerk in the women's 58-kilogram category.

Pimsiri Sirikaew of Thailand got the silver medal and Yulia Kalina of Ukraine took bronze.

World champion Nastassia Novikava of Belarus ended up in seventh place.

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