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IWF Weightlifting World Cup, Day 9 Recap – Women 76 kg

Day 9 of the World Cup in Thailand displayed that female lifters have their sights set on defeating their rivals and becoming closer to victory in this competition. Ten athletes demonstrated their desire and resilience to stand out and boost their personal bests during this tense race.

Here’s a consistent overview of the performance of the Women’s 76 kg weight division outlining the leading athletes, their performances, including successful and failed lifts during the competition.

Marie Fegue Gold
Marie Fegue Gold Snatch at IWF Weightlifting World Cup 2024

Jong Chun Hui Brings Victory to Her Country, While French and Colombian Lifters Falling Behind by 14 and 19 Kilos 

Total results:

Here are today’s leaders who managed to outshine thanks to their solid performance and mastery and get to the Top 3:

  • 🥇Jong Chun Hui (PRK) — 114-145-259
  • 🥈Marie Fegue (FRA) — 115-130-245
  • 🥉Miyareth Carabali Mendoza (COL) — 106-134-240

The gold medalist in the Women’s 76-kg weight category became Jong Chun Hui who snatched 114 kg from the third attempt, lifted 145 kg in the Clean & Jerk exercise at the second attempt, and resulted in 259 kg.


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The second place moved to the weightlifter from France Marie Fegue who performed a lift of 115 kg in Snatch on the third attempt by winning gold, lifted 130 kg on the first attempt, and got overall 245 kg.

Miyareth Carabali Mendoza
Miyareth Carabali Mendoza Silver C&J at IWF Weightlifting World Cup 2024

Miyareth Carabali Mendoza from Colombia became third with the following results: Snatch of 106 kg on the second lift, 134 kg in Clean & Jerk on the second attempt as well, and 240 kg in total.

All in all, female lifters showed a decent performance showcasing their inner determination to compete to get top positions in the category’s rating. Today’s leader finished with a great weight gap of 19 kilos ahead of the third place and 14 kilos ahead of the silver holder.

Top Athletes’ Review

The 76-kg weight category gold medalist  Jong Chun Hui previously was competing at the 53- and 69-kg weight divisions, succeeding in getting silver at the summer Youth Olympic games in 2014.

The silver medalist Marie Fegue, originally Cameroonian, was competing in the women’s 69 kg category at the 2014 Commonwealth Games succeeding to win gold. She’s also a two-time gold medalist at the European Championships in 2022 and 2023.

The bronze medal went to the Columbian lifter Miyareth Carabali Mendoza. She’s a bronze medalist at the 2017 World Championships, a silver medal holder at the Pan American Champs and gold medalist at the Bolivian Games.

Bedward Shania Sophia
Bedward Shania Sophia Bronze C&J at IWF Weightlifting World Cup 2024

Snatch results:

After watching the Snatch performance, we can confirm that more than a half of all lifts resulted in good lifts. Here’s the best Snatch lifts of the category’s leaders:

  • 🥇Marie Fegue (FRA) – 115 kg
  • 🥈Jong Chun Hui (PRK) – 114 kg 
  • 🥉Miyareth Carabali Mendoza (COL) – 106 kg

Clean & Jerk results:

The situation in the Clean & Jerk session was 50/50: half of lifters didn’t succeed in lifting one attempt, while three athletes had two red lights.

  • 🥇Jong Chun Hui (PRK) – 145 kg
  • 🥈Miyareth Carabali Mendoza (COL) – 134 kg
  • 🥉Bedward Shania Sophia (CAN) – 132 kg

Keep following the upcoming performances of the most skillful weightlifters who strive to get the qualification for the Olympics. Don’t forget to subscribe to our channels to track the updates for tomorrow’s competition day. On Day 10 we’ll have the categories of Women’s 81 and 87 kg.

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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

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