Wang Mingjuan wins 48-kilogram title
LONDON -- Four-time weightlifting world champion Wang Mingjuan can finally call herself Olympic champion, too.
After missing the games in 2004 and 2008 with injuries, Wang dominated the women's 48-kilogram category Saturday to win gold for China in the first weightlifting event at the London Games.
"I hope this medal will provide encouragement for the rest of the team," she said.
She snatched 91 kilograms and lifted 114 kilograms in the clean and jerk for a total of 205 kilograms.
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