Olympics-Weightlifting-Canada’s Charron wins gold in women’s 64kg

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Weightlifting - Women's 64kg - Group A
Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Weightlifting – Women’s 64kg – Group A – Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan – July 27, 2021. Maude Charron of Canada in action. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

July 27, 2021

TOKYO (Reuters) – Canada’s Maude Charron won the gold medal in the women’s 64kg weightlifting event with a combined lift of 236kg at Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday.

Italy’s Giorgia Bordignon took the silver medal and Taiwan’s Wen-Huei Chen the bronze.

(Reporting by Ece Toksabay and Junko Fujita, editing by Ed Osmond)