Vietnamese athlete Nguyen Tran Anh Tuan earned a silver medal at the International Weightlifting Federation World Championships in Thailand on Wednesday.
Vietnamese weightlifter Nguyen Tran Anh Tuan (Photo: thethao.thanhnien.vn)
In the 55kg pool, Tuan finished second in the snatch with a lift of 120kg.
Om Yun from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea took the gold medal in this category.
In the women’s 45kg event, Vietnamese weightlifter Khong My Phuong brought home a bronze medal in the snatch, and Vuong Thi Huyen bagged another bronze in the clean and jerk.
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