Four world records at the outset
Women`s 48kg: In the opening category of the ladies 21 competitors were lined up. The Chinese new entry Yang Lian put down her visit card with fantastic results. Born in 1982, Yang collected all the three gold medals setting four world records: in snatch with 98kg, in clean and jerk with 119kg, and in total with 214kg and 217kg. She beat the runner-up and the third-place winner by 29kg. The podium was fully occupied by Asians.
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