China’s Lijun Chen reacts after winning gold in the Men’s 67kg weightlifting event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Photo: EPA-EFE
China’s Lijun Chen reacts after winning gold in the Men’s 67kg weightlifting event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Photo: EPA-EFE

China’s weightlifting boss wants to launch revamp of sports image at world championships in Chongqing

  • Country will host International Weightlifting Federation’s World Championships in October or November
  • After years of allegations of doping and corruption surrounding the sport, Zhou Jinqiang wants to lead its makeover

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
China’s Lijun Chen reacts after winning gold in the Men’s 67kg weightlifting event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Photo: EPA-EFE
China’s Lijun Chen reacts after winning gold in the Men’s 67kg weightlifting event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Photo: EPA-EFE
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