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Injury makes female world record holder Li quit Asian Games

An internationally recognized strongest weightlifter is to leave the Asian Games as her elbow is badly damaged.

China’s super-heavyweight Olympic hero and world record holder Li Wenwen was removed at the last confirmation of sections for the opposition, entering into force tomorrow to be due until October 7.

The trauma obviously occurred in Saudi Arabia, while the latest World Championships in Riyadh took place, which resulted in the failure to make it to the end. 

Li Wenwen
Li Wenwen gets traumatized

Her absence leaves China with a team of 13 in Hangzhou, six women and seven men.

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Her nonappearance leaves China with a group of 13 in Hangzhou, six females and seven males. The latest number to enter is 183, of which 83 are ladies and 100 men.

North Korea, which has not competed on the world weightlifting stage since early 2019, has 14 competitors to continue.

Park Hye-jeong before getting famous

Park Hye-jeong of South Korea has arisen as the number one for the female super-heavyweight title following Li Wenwen’s physical issue.

After the new doping-related exclusion of four years of results accomplished by the Russian Tatiana Kashirina, who has been suspended for a long time, Li holds the record for the greatest officially recognized total of at any point lifted by a sportswoman with 335 kilograms.

Li stepped down after two disappointments in Riyadh and left the scene with her right arm stuffed in ice part of the way through the last challenge among women on September 16.

She accomplished it in 2021 a couple of months after winning Olympic gold in Tokyo.

In Li’s nonappearance Park of South Korea will be clear number one in Hangzhou while coming out on top for the big showdown in Riyadh with the result of 289 kg. 

The Asian Games is certainly not an Olympic qualifier, and doesn’t have four of the 10 Olympic weight classes on the program – for female they are 71 kg and 81 kg, and men’s 89 kg and 102 kg.

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Tanya Shaiko

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