Vietnamese weightlifter sets youth world record

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Vietnamese weightlifter Do Tu Tung excellently grabbed six gold medals with total of 246 kilograms in the men's 55- kilogram competition and set the world record at the 2020 Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships in Uzbekistan. 

Vietnamese weightlifter Do Tu Tung  sets youth world record

Vietnamese weightlifter Do Tu Tung sets youth world record

Accordingly, the 16-year-old weightlifter registered to compete both the men’s 55- kilogram snatch and clean & jerk categories. 

In the snatch, he successfully performed three times and lifted 110 kilograms, helping the Vietnamese athlete to shatter the recent youth world record of 109 kilograms by Italian weightlifter Massidda Sergio in October, 2019.  

 Vietnamese weightlifter sets youth world record ảnh 1  Vietnamese weightlifter Do Tu Tung wins six gold medals at the 2020 Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships in Uzbekistan
In the competition of clean & jerk, Tu Tung continued to succeed in lifting 136 kilograms, however, he unfortunately failed 142 kg final exam. 

In the sport event, 20- year-old weightlifter Nguyen Thi Thuy Tien also won three gold medals in the women’s 55kg class with achievements of 79kg snatch, 105kg clean and jerk, a total of 182kg. 

In the 2019 Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships, Tu Tung won four gold medals. 


By Nguyen Phuong- Translated by Huyen Huong

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