April 17, 2024
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Korean weightlifters win gold medals at 2024 IWF World Cup

Date: 03/04/2024 | Source: Pyongyang Times | Read original version at source

DPRK players Ri Song Gum and Pang Un Chol won the titles of women's 49 kg and men's 55 kg events respectively at the 2024 IWF World Cup.

Ri Song Gum lifted 97 kg in snatch, 124 kg in jerk and 221 kg in total (new world record) to earn gold medals in jerk and total and silver in snatch on April 1.

On the same day, Pang Un Chol snatched 118kg and jerked 152 kg with 270 kg in total to come first in jerk and total and third in snatch.

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