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2024 IWF World Cup, 31 March 2024


Hou Zhihui (CHN) who is Tokyo 2020 Olympic Champion, World Champion & Twice Asian Champion did it again in Phuket 2024 World Cup by set the new world record in Women 49kg category.

Day 2 of Phuket World Cup 2024 , Olympic Qualification Tournament, started with a perfect performance of Chinese athlete “Hou Zhihui” who broke her her own world record in snatch 97 kg. Then Ri Song Num from DPR Korea won two gold medals in jerks 124 kg. and total 221 kg. (New world record)

Asian Games 19th silver medalist “Jiang HuiHua “ won 3 bronze medals.

Unfortunately, Thanyathon Sukcharoen , the host lifter, injured at her right elbow after last attemped in snatch ,withdraw from compettion.

The other host lifter Surodcha Kambao did her best in 5th place.

Men 55 kg Category, gold medals went to 2 athletes between Vietnam and DPR Korea. Lai Gia Thanh , the 2018 junior world champion, won the first gold medal for his team when lifted 120 kg. in snatch and 2 bronze in c&j /total but the lifter from DPR Korea Pang Un Chol did better in clean and jerks when he lifted 152 kg. also won total 270 kg. while snatch was 3rd place. Now DPR Korea lead in medal table as 7-1-1

It was good day for Thailand Team when Natthwat Chomchuen win 3 silver medals (snatch 119 kg / c&j 15o kg / total 269 kg) / Witoon Mingmoon was in 4th place