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Preview men’s 62 kg Double Delight for China tonight?

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Zhang Xiangxiang /CHN/ Im Yong Su /PRK/
2007 Thailand
Figueroa /COL/
2007 Thailand

Zhang Xiangxiang /CHN/ leads the category ahead of last year’s WC silver medallist Im Yong Su /PRK/ and Pan American Champion Figueroa /COL/.

Zhang moved up from 56 kg, where he won bronze medal at the Sydney Games in 2000. He achieved his bet total of 320 kg at the Chinese national team trials in April.
Im will provide a though opposition as he is a world champion of 2002 and silver meadallist of 2007. Bazarbayev /TKM/ for his third Olympics may break through for his first medal. The surprise of the night could be Hansawong of Thailand due to his big improvement during the lat year.