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IWF World Cup, Day 1 Recap – Women’s 45 kg

The first day of the IWF World Cup in Phuket became remarkable due to the opening performance in the category of Women’s 45 kg weight division.

Today the session featured seven female lifters who made a great effort to defeat the opponents on their way to get to the podium’s top and bring their countries triumph wins.

Siriwimon Pramongkhol
Siriwimon Pramongkhol, photo by

Highlights of the Category Women’s 45 kg: Won Hyon Sim Reigned the Podium with New Records Set 

The competition day didn’t show us something unexpected and unusual: Won Hyon Sim won gold medals in Snatch of 87 kg, Clean & Jerk of 109 kg, and 196 kg in total.

The second place moved to a lifter from Thailand, Siriwimon Pramongkhol who performed a total of 176 kg, 75 kg in Snatch, and 101 kg in the Clean & Jerk discipline. Today she showed average results without significant improvement compared to her prior lifts.


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By the way, previously she won gold in the Clean & Jerk session of 101 kg lift at the World Championships in Riyadh. So, today she just repeated her lift. Also, she won silver at the 2022 World Championships in Bogota; and gold at the 2023 World Championships in Riyadh.

The bronze medalist was the Vietnamese lifter My Phuong Khong: she lifted 76 kg in Snatch, 84 kg in Clean & Jerk, and got a total of 160 kg. Unfortunately, she didn’t manage to improve her personal bests in Snatch of 78 kg and Clean & Jerk of 93 kg. The 2019 year was successful for her: she secured her place as Junior World Champion, with gold medals in Snatch and total, and silver for Clean & Jerk. 

These are the first results we witnessed on the first day of the World Cup in Thailand. Follow our media channels and to get updates for the upcoming competition days. On Day 2, we’ll spectate two categories – the Olympic Women’s 49 kg and Men’s 55 kg weight divisions.

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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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