In the 55kg pool, he finished second in the snatch with a lift of 120kg. Om Yun from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) won the gold medal in this category.

Vietnamese weightlifter Nguyen Tran Anh Tuan. Photo:

Meanwhile, in the women’s 45kg event, Vietnamese weightlifter Khong My Phuong brought home a bronze medal in the snatch, and Vuong Thi Huyen bagged another bronze in the clean and jerk.

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Source: VNA