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Hidilyn Diaz finishes 4th in Asian weightlifting championships 2023

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Filipina weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz ranked fourth place in the women’s 59-kilogram (kg) class in the Asian Weightlifting Championships in Jinju, South Korea.

The Tokyo Olympic gold medalist recorded a total lift of 221kg while China’s Luo Shifang bagged the gold with a total lift of 238kg.

On the other hand, Chinese lifter Pei Xinyi took the silver with a total lift of 236kg.

Chinese Taipei’s Kuo Hsing-Chun placed third with a total lift of 230kg.

Meanwhile, Diaz is on her way for a second Olympic gold medal, staying within the classification circle for the Paris Olympic Games.

Tricia Gajitos

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