Chinese Liu Chunhong breaks women's weightlifting world record
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Liu Chunhong of China takes a snatch lift during the women's 69kg final of weightlifting at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 13, 2008. Liu set a new world record in snatch lift with 128 kilos.

Liu Chunhong of China takes a snatch lift during the women's 69kg final of weightlifting at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 13, 2008. Liu set a new world record in snatch lift with 128 kilos.(Xinhua Photo/Yang Lei)
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    BEIJING, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Liu Chunhong broke the women's weightlifting snatch world record in the 69kg division at the Olympic Games on Wednesday.

    Liu set the new world record with a snatch of 125kg in her second attempt and shattered minute-old mark with a lift of 128kg in the third.

Liu Chunhong of China takes a successful snatch lift during the women's 69kg final of weightlifting at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 13, 2008. Liu claimed the title in this event and set a new world record with 128 kilos in snatch lift.

Liu Chunhong of China takes a successful snatch lift during the women's 69kg final of weightlifting at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 13, 2008. Liu claimed the title in this event and set a new world record with 128 kilos in snatch lift. (Xinhua Photo/Yang Lei)
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