Rio Olympics 2016: Thailand's Sopita Tanasan wins 48kg weightlifting gold

Sopita Tanasan
Sopita Tanasan, 21, won bronze in the 53kg category at the 2013 world championships
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Thailand's Sopita Tanasan lifted a combined 200kg to win the Olympic women's 48kg weightlifting title.

Indonesia's Sri Wahyuni Agustiani took silver with 192kg and Japan's Hiromi Miyake, who was second four years ago, claimed bronze by lifting 188kg.

Tanasan, 21, managed 92kg in the snatch and 108kg in the clean and jerk.

Pre-tournament favourite Hou Zhihui of China pulled out five days before the start of the event because of a knee injury.

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