Source: Xinhua

08-11-2008 20:40

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

    BEIJING, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Chinese strongman Zhang Xiangxiang totaled 319 kilograms to win the men's 62kg class weightlifting gold medal at the Olympic Games on Monday.

Zhang Xiangxiang of China takes a lift during men's weightlifting 62kg Group A competition of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at Beijing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics Gymnasium in Beijing, China, Aug. 11, 2008. Zhang won the gold medal in the event. (Xinhua/Yang Lei) 
Zhang Xiangxiang of China takes a lift during men's weightlifting 62kg Group 
A competition of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at Beijing University of Aeronautics 
& Astronautics Gymnasium in Beijing, China, Aug. 11, 2008. Zhang won the gold 
medal in the event. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

   Zhang, 25, kneeled down for four times to thank the responsive home fans, who roared to support him when he tried to break the world record in his third clean and jerk attempt.