Lv Xiaojun wins gold again, Chinese Hercules wins the gold medal at the competition level
(Tokyo Olympics) Lv Xiaojun wins gold again. Chinese Hercules takes the gold medal at the competition level.
China News Service, Tokyo, July 31st (Bian Liqun) in the 81 kg Olympic men’s lift held on the 31st , Chinese player Lv Xiaojun snatched 170 kilograms, clean and jerk 204 kilograms, with a total score of 374 kilograms to win the championship. The Chinese weightlifting team swept the men’s gold medals in 4 participating levels.
p >On July 31, in the men’s 81 kg weightlifting final of the Tokyo Olympics, 37-year-old Chinese athlete Lu Xiaojun won the championship with 170 kg snatch, 204 kg clean and jerk, and a total score of 374 kg. Among them, snatch, clean and jerk, and total scores all broke Olympic records. This is the 21st gold medal of the Chinese delegation in this Olympic Games.
This Tokyo Olympics is the third of Lv Xiaojun’s career. In the London Olympics, Lv Xiaojun won the men’s lift of the 77 kg class. Due to weight disadvantage in the Rio Olympics, Lu Xiaojun finished second. At present, the men’s 81kg class clean and jerk and the world record for overall results belong to Lu Xiaojun, which are 207kg and 378kg respectively.
In this campaign, Lu Xiaojun’s biggest opponent is Italian rookie Pizolatu. He lifted 206 kilograms of clean and jerk at this year’s European Championships, which is only 1 kilogram away from the world record held by Lu Xiaojun.
In the snatch session, Lv Xiaojun’s first attempt to lift 165 kg failed, the second attempt to lift 165 kg succeeded, and the third attempt to lift 170 kg succeeded. The opponent Pizolatu failed in the first attempt to lift 165 kg, the second attempt to lift 165 kg succeeded, and the third attempt to lift 168 kg failed. Lv Xiaojun leads the second place Pizoolatu by 5 kilograms.
In the clean and jerk session, Lv Xiaojun succeeded in trying to lift 197 kg and 204 kg, Pizolatu succeeded in the first attempt to lift 200 kg, the second attempt to lift 203 kg failed, and the third attempt to lift 210 kg failed. , Lu Xiaojun successfully won the championship.
After winning the championship, Lv Xiaojun was very calm, and he admitted that he had some regrets. “I’m still waiting for the 2016 Rio Olympics champion, waiting for the IOC’s penalty decision.”
Five years ago, at the Rio Olympics, Lv Xiaojun finished second because of his weight disadvantage. However, Kazakh player Rahimov, who won the championship at the time, was recently found to be suspected of doping violations. If the opponent is eventually deprived of the gold medal, Lu Xiaojun can achieve three consecutive Olympic championships.
Speaking of the 37-year-old still insisting on weightlifting, Lv Xiaojun said that he loves from the heart and feels that he cannot do without weightlifting. “I really like the feeling of fighting on the court. Fans all over the world call me the god of war. I want to prove that you are right.”
For all four contestants to win gold, the men’s team coach Yu Jie said “Each team member is very good. They have displayed the spirit of daring to fight and win glory for the country and their training level. I am very happy that they all won the championship. I scored 99 points for them, and one point is deducted for fear of their pride.” (End)