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Olympic Medal: W 69 kg Weightlifting

Aug. 1, 2012 at 12:14 PM   |   Comments

LONDON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Jong Sim Rim of North Korea won the Olympic gold medal Wednesday in the 69-kilogram class of women's weightlifting.

It was the third weightlifting gold for North Korea at the London Olympics and the first by a woman.

Roxana Daniela Cocos of Romania took the silver. The bronze went to Maryna Shkermankova of Belarus.

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