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PHOTO GALLERY: Egypt weightlifter Ihab's chilling victory at Rio Games


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Mohamed Ihab, of Egypt, competes. (AP)
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Mohamed Ihab, of Egypt, celebrates after a lift. (AP)
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China's Lyu Xiaojun competes. (AFP)
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Mohamed Ihab (EGY) of Egypt reacts. (REUTERS)
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Kazakhstan's Nijat Rahimov competes. (AFP)
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Lyu Xiaojun, of China, celebrates after a lift. (AP)
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Lyu Xiaojun, of China, competes. (AP)
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Choe Jon Wi, of North Korea, competes. (AP)
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Chatuphum Chinnawong, of Thailand, prepares to attempt a lift. (AP)
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Nijat Rahimov, of Kazakhstan, celebrates after setting a world record with a lift of 214kg in the clean and jerk, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. (AP)
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Mohamed Ihab, of Egypt, poses on the winner's stand after receiving his bronze medal. (AP)
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Mohamed Ihab, of Egypt, kneels on the winner's stand before receiving his bronze medal. (AP)
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Gold medalist Nijat Rahimov, of Kazakhstan, center, stands with silver medalist Lyu Xiaojun, of China, left, and bronze medalist Mohamed Ihab, of Egypt, right. (AP)
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Nijat Rahimov (KAZ) of Kazakhstan reacts after winning the gold medal. (REUTERS)
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Andranik Karapetyan (ARM) of Armenia walks off the weightlifting platform after he gets injured. (REUTERS)
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Andranik Karapetyan (ARM) of Armenia gets injured as he competes. (REUTERS)
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Andranik Karapetyan (ARM) of Armenia gets injured as he competes. (REUTERS)
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Nijat Rahimov, of Kazakhstan, celebrates after setting a world record with a lift of 214kg in the clean and jerk. (AP)
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Kazakhstan's Nijat Rahimov (L) celebrates with his coach after he won. (AFP)
Aug
11

Mohamed Ihab gave Egypt its second weightlifting medal on Wednesday after clinching bronze in the men's 77kg event at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.

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