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China won both the Team Classification and Medal Standing in the women’s competition

On the closing day of the 16th Women’s Junior World Championships in Sofia the Chinese success became complete. Lifters from the Asian country won 6 out of 7 categories, the +75kg category (without a Chinese athlete) was won by the Russian lifter.

With 18 gold medals and 504 points China easily won both the Medal Standings and the Team Classification.

Russia became second with 3 gold, 6 silver, 3 bronze medals and 418 points.

Colombia became third in the Medal Standing with 4 silver and 1 bronze, Turkey got third place in the Team Classification with 416 points.

14 countries have won medals and 29 countries earned points.