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10 Best Players of the DPRK in 2023 Weightlifter Ri Chong Song

Date: 22/02/2024 | Source: Voice of Korea (EN) | Read original version at source

10 Best Players of the DPRK in 2023

Weightlifter Ri Chong Song   Weightlifter Ri Chong Song at the April 25 Heavy Weight Games Team is one of the 10 best players of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea in 2023.

With a desire to glorify the motherland with gold medal, he took part in a number of international games from his teens, fully displaying his ability.

He won a gold medal in the 62-kilogram event of men's weightlifting at the Second Asian Juvenile Games and proved successful at the 2014 Asian Junior and Juvenile Weightlifting Championships and the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championship.

In the 81-kilogram event of men's weightlifting of the 19th Asian Games last year, he snatched 169 kilograms, jerked 195 kilograms and lifted a total of 364 kilograms, coming first.

In the course, he made new Asian Games records in snatch and total.

At the 2023 International Weightlifting Federation Grand Prix he took the first place in snatch, clean and jerk and total in men's 81-kilogram category, winning three gold medals.

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