Liao wins 5th weightlifting gold for China
BEIJING (AP) China's weightlifting gold rush continued Tuesday with Liao Hui winning the men's 69-kilogram category.
Liao snatched 158 kg (348.3 pounds) and heaved 190 kg (418.9 pounds) in the clean and jerk for a total of 348 kg (767.2 pounds).
Frenchman Vencelas Dabaya-Tientcheu got the silver ahead of European champion Tigran Martirosyan of Armenia.
China has now won all five of the weight categories it has participated in so far.