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China nabs two gold medals in weightlifting along with world records as several competitors from other nations are forced out for failed doping tests

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
eng Wei won the women's 63-kilogram category and set new records for clean-and-jerk and total lifted, while Shi Zhiyong took the gold in the men's 69-kilogram class.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.