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Rio 2016 Olympics Medal Table

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United States 46 37 38
Great Britain 27 23 17
China 26 18 26
Russian Federation 19 18 19
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Long game works as China’s Beijing 2008 champion returns to reclaim 56kg weightlifting title

Long game works as China’s Beijing 2008 champion returns to reclaim 56kg weightlifting title

Eight years after winning the Olympic 56 kilograms weightlifting title on the home soil of Beijing as a 17-year-old, China’s Long Qingquan returned to the top of the podium after a titanic and dramatic contest with North Korea’s defending champion Om Yun Chol – and it took a world record total of 307kg to do it.