Rio Olympics 2016: China's Deng Wei breaks records for -63kg gold

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China's Deng Wei wins gold on Olympic debut

China's Olympic debutant Deng Wei broke two world records to lift a combined 262kg and claim gold in the women's -63kg weightlifting at Rio 2016.

Deng, 23, lifted 147kg to break her own clean-and-jerk record from 2015 by 1kg, and the total broke Lin Tzu-chi's 261kg mark from 2014.

North Korea's Choe Hyo-Sim won silver with 248kg while Kazakhstan's Karina Goricheva lifted 243kg to take bronze.

Deng's win on day four took China's tally of gold medals to seven.

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