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Weightlifting Gold for Venezuela’s Katherin Oriana Echandia Zarate in Women’s 44kg and Vietnam’s Son Dinh Ngo in Men’s 56 Kg at Buenos Aires 2018

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Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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STORY HEADLINE: WEIGHTLIFTING GOLD FOR VENEZUELA’S KATHERIN ORIANA ECHANDIA ZARATE IN WOMEN’S 44KG AND VIETNAM’S SON DINH NGO IN MEN’S 56 KG AT BUENOS AIRES 2018

DATE: 7 October, 2018

LOCATION: Buenos Aires, Argentina

LANGUAGE: English, Spanish, Vietnamese

 

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Katherin Oriana Echandia Zarate of Venezuela became the first weightlifter to win a Summer Youth Olympic Gold medal at Buenos Aires 2018.

Echandia Zarate, 17, won the 44 kg category. Until now the highlight of her career was becoming the South American champion in the same event. She is from the Venezuelan city of Valencia.

The men’s 56 kg category was won by Son Dinh Ngo of Vietnam. The 17-year-old beat Thailand’s Natthawat Chomchuen in the final held in the Europe Pavilion of the Youth Olympic Park.

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