China’s Hou Zhihui competes in the women’s 49kg weightlifting competition during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Tokyo International Forum. Photo: AFP China’s Hou Zhihui competes in the women’s 49kg weightlifting competition during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Tokyo International Forum. Photo: AFP
China’s Hou Zhihui competes in the women’s 49kg weightlifting competition during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Tokyo International Forum. Photo: AFP

Tokyo Olympics: record-breaker Hou Zhihui wins China’s second gold of Games in weightlifting

  • The 24-year-old sets new 49kg marks in the snatch, clean and jerk, and overall total
  • Indonesia’s Windy Aisah takes bronze after setting new personal best in clean and jerk

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
China’s Hou Zhihui competes in the women’s 49kg weightlifting competition during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Tokyo International Forum. Photo: AFP China’s Hou Zhihui competes in the women’s 49kg weightlifting competition during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Tokyo International Forum. Photo: AFP
China’s Hou Zhihui competes in the women’s 49kg weightlifting competition during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Tokyo International Forum. Photo: AFP
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