Former circus performer secures gold at Weightlifting World Championships

By Brian Oliver at the Baluan Sholak Sports Palace in Almaty

Day six of the IWF World Championships brought yet more medal drama ©IWFA former circus performer won a gold medal, the home crowd cheered as a Kazakh lifter came from nowhere to take a silver, and China's Wei Deng made a sensational recovery from a poor start in an exciting women's 63 kilogram at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships.

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