The 21st gold! Lv Xiaojun wins the men’s 81 kg weightlifting champion at the Tokyo Olympics!
China News Service, Beijing, July 31st. On the 31st, Beijing time, in the men’s 81 kg weightlifting final of the Tokyo Olympics, Chinese athlete Lu Xiaojun won the championship with 170 kg snatch, 204 kg clean and jerk, and a total score of 374 kg. Snatch, clean and jerk, and overall results all broke Olympic records. This is the 21st gold medal of the Chinese delegation in this Olympic Games.
Lu Xiaojun is a clean and jerk at this level He is the holder of two world records and the total score. Born in 1984, he is already a veteran, but in recent years he has maintained a good competitive state.
At the 2012 London Olympics, Lu Xiaojun, who made his debut at the Olympic venue, showed his general demeanor. He snatched 175kg and broke his own world record. The clean and jerk performed normally with 204kg. The total score of 379kg broke the world record and Olympic record. , Won the Olympic men’s 77 kg gold medal in the bag.
After entering the Tokyo cycle, despite getting older and getting more injuries, Lv Xiaojun did not experience a sharp decline in his state. In 2018, the International Lifting Federation made adjustments to the heavyweight class, and Lv Xiaojun was upgraded to the 81 kg class.
held in 2018 In the weightlifting world championships, he ranked first with a total score of 374 kg, and also set a world record for the total score of 81 kg. In the 2019 Gymnastics World Championships, he even won three championships in snatch (171 kg), clean and jerk (207 kg), and total score (378 kg), setting two world records for clean and jerk and total score.
At the Tokyo Olympics, Lu Xiaojun added another Olympic gold medal to his honor book. Congratulations to Lu Xiaojun! Tribute to the veteran! (End)