Olympic Records To China's Chen
In August 2016, Marina SHAINOVA of Russian Federation, competing in the Women's 58kg Weightlifting event, in which she ranked 2nd and for which she was awarded the silver medal, has been disqualified from the Games of the XXIX Olympiad.
A tremendous performance from the People's Republic of China's Chen Yanqing sees her repeat as Olympic gold medalist. She easily outpaces the competition by setting Olympic records in clean and jerk (138kg) and a total of 244kg. O Jong Ae of the People's Republic of Korea wins bronze. Weightlifting Women 58kg Final - Olympic Record - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Chen Yanqing (CHN), O Jong Ae (PRK)