S. Korea wins 11 gold medals during 2019 Asian Youth & Junior Weightlifting Championships
Updated: 2019-10-28 07:05:31 KST
With the 2019 Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships in Pyeongyang wrapping up on Sunday, the South Korean team can return home feeling satisfied with their medal haul, winning eleven golds during the nine day event.
They included a new youth world record by 16-year-old Park Hye-jung, with a snatch of 110 kilograms and clean and jerk of 145 kilograms for a total of 255 kilograms.
On the men's side, 19-year-old Hwang Sung-woon, flies back to Seoul with a total of three gold medals hanging around his neck after dazzling audiences in the North Korean capital.