Weightlifting: N.Korea's Kim claims gold sets world record, Egyptian Saad finishes 9th

AP & Ahram Online, Monday 30 Jul 2012

Kim wins North Korea's 2nd weightlifting gold with a record of 327kg far ahead of Ahmed Saad who finishes at the ninth place.

Ahmed Saad of Egypt competes during the mens 62-kg weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (Photo: AP)

Kim Un Guk won North Korea's second weightlifting gold medal at the London Olympics, setting a world record total of 327 kilograms in the men's 62-kilogram division Monday.

Oscar Figueroa Mosquera of Colombia got the silver medal while Eko Yuli Irawan of Indonesia took bronze.

World champion Zhang Jie of China missed the podium, finishing in fourth place.

This is while Egyptian Ahmed Saad finished at the 9th place with a total of 292kg.

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