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USA recaptures lead in women; Korea sweeps the 85kg for men

In the women’s 69kg USA lifter Martha Ann Rogers took the gold with an unexpectedly large 20kg margin from 2014 defending University world champion Canadin Marie-Eve Beauchemin-Nadeau (335 to 315kg), while Yun-Szu Yang of TPE won bronze.

In the 85kg for men, Korean Jang Yeonhak proved to be unchallengeable and cemented his world champion position with an impressive hat trick and 344kg to his credit. In second place James Richard Tatum added 2 silvers to the USA collection and Poland made a debut with bronze by A. T. Pawlicki.