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Local girl snaps second TPE gold medal from Kazakh favourite

W69kg: GORICHEVA Karina KAZ, Olympic bronze medallist of Rio in 63kg was in the lineup of the 69kg and until the last lift she was hoping to win. But HUNG Wan-Ting TPE, former Universiade runner-up, in an amazing effort worked off 7kg of disadvantage from the snatch and triumphed with 227kg on the Kazakh’s 226kg. JONG Chun Hui PRK took the bronze.

In a joint press conference of both TPE Universiade champions, with 58kg teammate star KUO Hsing-Chun, Mr. CHANG Chao-Kuo, Honorary Vice President of IWF, and Mrs. YANG Po-Lien, CTWA President expressed their pleasure and pride over the splendid victories of their fledglings on home soil at the largest sporting event Taiwan has ever held.