Lu Yong Achieves Olympic Glory in Homesoil
In October 2016, Andrei RYBAKOU of Belarus, competing in the Men's 85kg Weightlifting event, in which he ranked 2nd and for which he was awarded the silver medal, has been disqualified from the Games of the XXIX Olympiad.
Lu Yong wins the 85kg Olympic title after clearing a total of 394 kg. Tigran Matirosyan takes the bronze medal home. With this win, Lu Yong claims China's 8th weightlifting gold medal in the games, and China's first gold in the heavyweight categories. Weightlifting 85kg Men's Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Lu Yong (CHN), Tigran V. Martirosyan (ARM)