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The third Olympic Gold for Thai weightlifting history.

Prapawadee Jaroenrattanatarakoon, previously known as Junpim Kuntatean just entered the competition at 120 kg in clean and jerk, when there were no more athletes competing.Finally she lifted an Olympic record of 126 kg and her final attempt on 130 kg world record failed.Her total of 221 kg was 8 kg ahead of
silver medallist Yoon Jinhee /KOR/

and bronze medallist Nastassia Novikava /BLR/
, both of them totalled 213 kg. The Korean collected silver due to her lighter body weight.