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RI weightlifter smashes world record

  • Ramadani Saputra

    The Jakarta Post

Manila   /   Tue, December 3 2019   /  12:13 am
Moment of glory: Indonesian weightlifter Eko Yuli Irawan (center) holds his gold medal in his mouth as he poses with Vietnamese lifter Thach Kim Tuan (left) and Malaysian lifter Muhamad Aznil Bin Bidin after the men’s 61-kilogram final in the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games at RSMC Ninoy Aquino Stadium in Manila on Monday. Eko won gold with his best lift of 309 kg, while the Vietnamese and Malaysian lifters earned silver and bronze medals, respectively.(Antara/Nyoman Budhiana)(center) holds his gold medal in his mouth as he poses with Vietnamese lifter Thach Kim Tuan (left) and Malaysian lifter Muhamad Aznil Bin Bidin after the men’s 61-kilogram final in the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games at RSMC Ninoy Aquino Stadium in Manila on Monday. Eko won gold with his best lift of 309 kg, while the Vietnamese and Malaysian lifters earned silver and bronze medals, respectively.(Antara/Nyoman Budhiana)

Moment of glory: Indonesian weightlifter Eko Yuli Irawan (center) holds his gold medal in his mouth as he poses with Vietnamese lifter Thach Kim Tuan (left) and Malaysian lifter Muhamad Aznil Bin Bidin after the men’s 61-kilogram final in the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games at RSMC Ninoy Aquino Stadium in Manila on Monday. Eko won gold with his best lift of 309 kg, while the Vietnamese and Malaysian lifters earned silver and bronze medals, respectively.(Antara/Nyoman Budhiana)The third day after the official opening ceremony of the 30th edition of the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in the Philippines was a day of jubilation for the Indonesian contingent, with more golds and a youth world record broken by weightlifting protégé Windy Cantika Aisah.Windy competed in the 49-kilogram category and managed to come out with a total lift — snatch and clean and jerk combined — of 190 kg. Phy...