August 1, 2021

TOKYO (Reuters) -Ecuador’s Neisi Patricia Dajomes Barrera won gold medal in the women’s 76 kg weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, while United States’ Katherine Nye won silver.

Dajomes Barrera lifted a total weight of 263 kg, considerably more than Nye’s total of 249 kg.

Mexico’s Aremi Fuentes Zavala took bronze.

(Reporting by Junko Fujita; Editing by Hugh Lawson)