Women’s weightlifter Kim Soo-hyun has won a bronze medal in her third attempt at the Asian Games.
Kim Soo-hyun won bronze in the women’s 76kg weightlifting competition with a lift of 105kg, a snatch of 138kg and a total of 243kg on Friday at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games at the Xiaoshan Sports Center in Hangzhou, China.
Kim hit 105 kilograms in the first phase of the lift. However, she missed 109 kilograms in the second and third periods, finishing the lift at 105 kilograms.
In Yongsang, she lifted 132 kilograms in the first round and 136 kilograms in the second round. He attempted a medal-winning lift of 138 kilograms in the third period, but the barbell was ruled a failure. However, after a video review, it was ruled a success and he won the bronze medal.
Kim finished fourth at both the 2014 Incheon Games and the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Games. This was his third attempt at a medal.
Kim’s bronze medal is the second medal won by Korean weightlifters at the Games. Earlier in the month, Lee Sang-yeon won a bronze medal in the men’s 67kg category.
Meanwhile, the gold and silver medals of the day went to 사설토토 North Korean athletes. North Korea’s Song Kuk-hyang (117 kg in the snatch, 150 kg in the jar, 267 kg total) and Chung Chun-hee (117 kg in the snatch, 149 kg in the jar, 266 kg total) finished first and second.