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One Snatch was enough

First competition day at the 2013 IWF World Championships in Wroclaw started with the crowning of TAN Yayun (CHN) in the Women’s 48kg bodyweight category. After 2 missed attempts on 84kg in the Snatch, the Chinese lifter finally managed to control the barbell at the third. Very confident, with her first attempt in the Clean & Jerk on 106kg, TAN secured her leading position. She came out for two other Clean & Jerk attempts, competing against herself and ended the competition with a Total of 199kg – 3 Gold Medals.

London 2012 Olympic Bronze Medallist RYANG Chun Hwa (PRK) ended on the second place of the podium while 2009 and 2010 Pan American Champion VALENCIA HERNANDEZ CAROLINA (MEX) finished third.

Medals were presented by Irena Szewinska IOC Member, Andrzej Krasnicki, Polish National Olympic Committee President and Joanna Mucha, Minister of Sport.