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IWF Asian Weightlifting Championships 2024 Day 4 Recap – Female 64 kg

Day 4 of the Asian Championships demonstrated athletes’ desire to win this competition and show their ultimate physical condition.

Some of them succeeded in shining during the battle by improving their personal bests, while others failed to push their limits. 

Ri Suk Brings Another Haul to the Team With an Extreme Weight Gap of 50 Kilos

Total results:

Let’s outline today’s leaders who showed us immaculate performance and captivating competition for the top ranking:

  • 🥇Ri Suk (PRK) – 112-141-253
  • 🥈Li We-Chia (TPE) – 85-118-203 
  • 🥉Park Minkyung (KOR) – 86-116-202 

The gold medalist in the 64-kg weight division became Ri Suk who won three gold medals in Snatch at 112 kg, Clean & Jerk at 141 kg, and 253 kg in total.

The second spot came to the weightlifter from Taipei Li We-Chia who performed solid lifts of 203 kg in total, 85 kg in Snatch, and 118 kg in Clean & Jerk. 

Park Minkyung from South Korea occupied the third position with the following results: 86 kg in Snatch, 116 kg in Clean & Jerk, and a total of 202 kg.

Overall, the category’s leaders showed eye-hooking performance. The most impressive thing was the immense weight cushion between the first and second places: 50 kilos in total, 27 kg in the Snatch session, and 23 kilos in Clean & Jerk. Considering the failed attempts, the top athletes performed with a minimal rate of red lights at the scoreboard. 

IWF Asian Weightlifting Championships 2024 Female 64 kg
IWF Asian Weightlifting Championships 2024 Female 64 kg

Top Athletes’ Review

The 64-kg weight category winner Ri Suk lifted 112 kg in Snatch, and 141 kg in Clean & Jerk, resulting in 253 kg in total. This is an outstanding lifter who always demonstrates incredible lifts at the world and continental tournaments. 

Considering her performance at the IWF Grand Prix II in Qatar, she shattered seven Junior World Records, while setting a Senior World Record in Clean & Jerk with 146 kg. She finished her performance with the results of 114-146-260 which was 7 kilos better than today.

What about the silver medalist Li We-Chia from Taipei, she resulted with 203 kg, 85 kg in Snatch, and 118 kg in Clean & Jerk which was 50 kilos less compared to the winner’s final result.

Li We-Chia
Li We-Chia

Bronze moved to Park Minkyung from South Korea. She did 86 kg in Snatch on the first attempt, 116 kg in Clean & Jerk on the third try, and 202 kg in total. Only one kilo left to reach the second place, but her rival from Taipei occurred a bit stronger.

Snatch results:

Having analyzed the Snatch performance, we can state that the half of lifters had two attempts with red lights. Only one athlete, namely Ri Suk did all three lifts successfully, while the rest in the category had at least one failed try.

  • 🥇Ri Suk (PRK) – 112 kg
  • 🥈Han Jian (KOR) – 88 kg
  • 🥉Park Minkyung (KOR) – 86 kg

Clean & Jerk results:

The situation in the Clean & Jerk session was better: there were fewer no-lifts, and just six athletes had one failed attempt. However, the participants from Lebanon withdrew from the battle.

  • 🥇 Ri Suk (PRK) – 141 kg
  • 🥈Li We-Chia (TPE) – 118 kg
  • 🥉Park Minkyung (KOR) – 116 kg
Park Minkyung

Keep watching the upcoming performances and new mind-blowing achievements among the weightlifters from the next weight classes. As the stakes are increasing and the atmosphere inside the teams and between the opponents is becoming more tense, try luck and hazard a guess at what weights the leaders of today’s weight classes will compete.

Subscribe to our channels and follow all the updates for tomorrow’s competition day. On Day 5 we’ll have two categories – Men’s 81 kg and Women’s 71 kg, which is an Olympic weight class.

Read the full report about each day of the 2024 Asian Weightlifting Championships prepared by our media team. Don’t miss the opportunity to stay updated and follow this great event in the Olympic weightlifting world with us from the very beginning till the end!

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Tanya Shaiko

Author: Tanya Shaiko
News Editor, Olympic Lifting Enthusiast

Oly Lifting Experience: 6 years
Best ResultsSnatch – 61 kg,
C&J – 78 kg

I’m Tanya, and I just can’t do without fitness. About six years ago, I got into Olympic weightlifting and instantly fell in love with it. Weightlifting is like no other sport – it’s just you versus the bar. Driven by my unwavering passion for an active lifestyle, I’ve been eager to share my personal journey and sports enthusiasm with others. As a journalist and photographer, my interests come full circle, adding an extra dimension to the news column that I curate. This way, I keep my readers updated with the latest happenings in the sports world.

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