The fourth Tissot World Record Award!
Le Locle, Switzerland/Incheon, Korea, 25 September 2014.Taiwanese weightlifter Tzu Chi Lin broke the world record with a combined lift of 261kg in the women’s 63kg weightlifting category on September 23. Lin had won gold at the Asian Youth Weightlifting Championships at the tender age of 16 in 2004, but injuries she sustained acted as impediments to her career as a promising weightlifter. Undaunted, however, she eventually shined at the 17th Asian Games Incheon by takingthe previous gold.
To mark the occasion, Tissot, the official timekeeper of this edition of the Asian Games, presented Lin with Tissot World Record Award in front of Tissot store at Main Press Center on September 25. It was the fourth ceremony sponsored by Tissot for world record breakers following other three weightlifters, Om Yun-chul, Kim Unguk and Hsu Shu-ching .
In a brief interview with Tissot after the occasion, Lin said, “Breaking the world record was not my priority. I just concentrated on doing my best.Winning gold and breaking the world record were in part made possible due to my coach and colleagues who always stood by me”. She went on to say, “I have been aware of Tissot brand and as for the watch given to me for setting a new world record, it is really nice and means a lot to me.”