Vietnamese weightlifters win 7 golds at world youth championships

Vietnam bagged seven gold medals at the International Weightlifting Federation Youth World Championships in Las Vegas, the USA.

In the women's 45kg, Vietnamese weightlifter Nguyen Thu Trang won three gold medals in three categories: 66 kg in the snatch lift, 75kg in the clean and jerk lift, and 141kg in a total lift.

Previously, Bui Dinh Sang also bagged a gold medal in the snatch lift category for the men's 61kg with 113kg in total, and a bronze medal for the total lift category of 243kg.

Meanwhile, Do Tu Tung won three gold medals for Vietnam and set three new youth world records.

The Vietnamese team now has seven gold and one bronze medals.

The championship will run until March 15.

Source: People's Army Newspaper