Kazakh team wins fourth Olympic gold in 2012
Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug.4 /Trend/
Kazakh athlete Svetlana Podobedova won gold medal at the Olympic Games in the weightlifting competition in weight category under 75 kg renewing the Olympic record in the "jerk", KAZINFORM reported.
The athlete renewed an Olympic record twice in the second exercise "jerk". First she was able to lift 156 kg, and then the Russian athlete Natalia Zabolotnaya beat Podobedova, by lifting 160 kg. But Podobedova lifted 161 kg at the final attempt, and renewed an Olympic record again. And as a result Kazakhstan won the fourth Olympic gold in 2012.
The three other gold medals of XXX Summer Olympics for the Kazakhstan team were won by the cyclist Alexander Vinokourov and weightlifters Zulfiya Chinshanlo and Maya Maneza.