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17th Asian Games concluded with no surprises

The weightlifting competitions in Incheon, Korea concluded with the +105kg competition where Behdad Salimikordasiabi, IRI easily won with new Asian Games Records in Snatch, Clean & Jerk and Total as well.

The 213 athletes (77 women / 137 men) form 31 countries made all together 78 (!) new World, Junior World, Asian and Asian Games Records, 34 new records (including 3 World Records) made by men and 44 (including 6 World Records) by women. What an impressive performance by the Asian athletes!

5 NOCs (CHN, PRK, TPE, KAZ, IRI) won Gold medals and 11 NOCs won medals (INA, KOR, VIE, THA, UZB, IRQ). CHN collected the most medals, 14 in total, 7 Gold, 5 Silver and 2 Bronze.

The Women’s Team Classification was won by PRK, followed by CHN and THA.
CHN finished on the top in the Men’s Team Classification followed by TKM and KAZ.

Congratulations for the athletes and a big thank you for the officials and volunteers!

The Result book can be downloaded here