- 31 May 2019 15:30
Li Wenwen, the most remarkable teenage talent in weightlifting, finished ahead of the reigning Olympic and world champions in the first two international competitions of her career this year.
international contest and her first at junior level.Her remarkable efforts this year have given Li all
Her best total of 325kg, plus that world-record snatch of 147kg, make her a very strong favourite
, having won gold four times in the five Games since women’s weightlifting was added to the programme.Another
“If we can have two world champions, and anything from three to five medals, it would be very good for
won plenty of Junior World medals between 2004 and 2016 but none were gold.Fiji would have had a very