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Ri Song Gum (49KG) Sets Clean & Jerk and Total World Records at 2024 Asian Weightlifting Championships

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK or PRK) produces some of the best weightlifters in the world. Case in point: One day after 45-kilogram Won Hyon Sim set her class’ first-ever world records at the 2024 Asian Weightlifting Championships (AWC), 49-kilo Ri Song Gum continued the trend by setting records of her own. Gum set a clean…