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Female weightlifter Jang Mi-ran lifted Korea’s seventh gold medal in Beijing on Aug. 16, dusting the competition in the +75-kilogram class by breaking world records in both snatch and clean and jerk. The 24-year-old snatched 140 kilograms (308.6 pounds), beating the previous record by 2 kilograms. In the clean and jerk, she lifted 186 kilograms, 5 kilograms better than the previous mark. [YONHAP]

여자 역도선수 장미란이 8월16일 75kg급 인상과 용상 모두 세계 신기록을 갈아치우며 베이징에서 한국의 7번째 금메달을 들어올렸다. 24세의 여자 역사는 인상에서 140kg을 들어올려 세계기록을 2kg 더 올려 경신했다. 용상에서는 세계기록보다 5kg 더 무거운 186kg을 들어올렸다. [연합]
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