(BEIJING, August 9) -- Chen Xiexia of China performed like the champion throughout the Women's 48 kilogram Weightlifting competition, successfully completing all her attempts for a gold medal finish with 95kg in the Snatch and 117kg in the Clean and Jerk for a total of 212kg, a new Olympic Record.
Turkey's Sibel Ozkan won the silver medal with 88kg in the Snatch and a successful 111kg in the Clean and Jerk for a 199kg total.
Chen Wei-Ling of Chinese Taipei is the bronze winner, with 84kg in the Snatch and 112kg in the Clean and Jerk for a 196kg total finish.
Defending gold medalist Nurcan Taylan of Turkey bombed-out in the Snatch, knocking her out of the competition. Taylan was the previous Olympic Record-holder, with her 210kg total at the 2004 Athens Games.