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Liao wins 5th weightlifting gold for China

Aug. 12, 2008, 8:54 a.m. (ET)

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.