Ukraine wins another medal in Beijing
12:05, 13 August 2008
The Olympic weightlifting bronze medal in the women`s 63kg class
Natalya Davydova from Ukraine won the Olympic weightlifting bronze medal in the women`s 63kg class on Wednesday. Liu Chunhong won the gold medal, smashing several world records to defend China`s supremacy in a spectacular showdown with Russia`s Oxana Slivenko. According to Reuters
, Slivenko, a former karate fighter, and Liu, a former judo hopeful, know that strength is worth nothing without a good strategy. But Slivenko, who held the snatch and total world records until Liu shattered both of them, misjudged her second lift and achieved only 115kg in the snatch. The Russian won silver.
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