Weightlifting recap: Men’s 69kg and women’s 63kg

Pan Chien-Hung, of Taiwan, competes in the men's 69kg weightlifting competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Men’s 69kg group B

9:39 AM

Won Jeong-Sik of South Korea takes over the group B leaderboard in his second attempt with a 143kg snatch. Serghei Cechir immpediately responded with a 144kg snatch.

9:44 AM

That’s where things stand heading into the clean and jerk after Won Jeong-Sik couldn’t convert with 146kg and Serghi Cehir failed to lift 146kg.

10:20 AM

Business is really picking up in the men’s 69kg weight class. 320kg total was the number to beat for moment after Won Jeong-Sik completes a 177kg clean and jerk.

10:28 AM

Serghei Cechir takes the lead at 322kg in group B after a 178kg clean and jerk.

10:34 AM

Cechir holds on to his 322kg to close out group B

Yusleidy Mariana Figueroa Roldan, of Venezuela, competes in the women's 58kg weightlifting competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
Yusleidy Mariana Figueroa Roldan, of Venezuela, competes in the women’s 58kg weightlifting competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Head over to the weightlifting schedule page to see starting times and events for today

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