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Chinshanlo wins weightlifting gold for Kazakhstan

Sunday - 7/29/2012, 12:14pm  ET

LONDON (AP) - Zulfiya Chinshanlo of Kazakhstan won an Olympic gold medal and set a world record Sunday in women's weightlifting.

Chinshanlo lifted a record 131 kilograms in the clean and jerk in the women's 53-kilogram category. She won gold by lifting a total of 226 kilograms.

Hsu Shu-ching of Taiwan got the silver medal and Cristina Iovu of Moldova took bronze.


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