Kazakhstan's Albert Linder lifted 295 kg in total after two exercises (135 kg in snatch and 160 kg in clean and jerk) and won the gold.
The young Kazakhstan athlete Margarita Yelisseyeva managed to edge her rival China’s Wu Lutin by four kilograms and won silver.
She had been living and training in Kazakhstan since she was 14. There has been no official claims submitted to the Agency or the Weightlifting Federation: head of Kazakhstan Sports Agency.
Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry and Weightlifting Federation refuted information that Chinese weightlifting center sent official requests to return Chinshanlo.
Kazakhstan Olympic weightlifting champion Zulfiya Chinshanlo officially refuted the rumors of her plans to leave for Chinese national team.
Zulfiya Chinshanlo showed her Kazakhstan passport to refute rumors of her return to China and abandonment of Kazakhstan weightlifting team.
Gold-winner of the 2012 London Olympics, member of Kazakhstan national weightlifting team Zulfiya Chinshanlo is returning to China, some say.
Secretary General of Kazakhstan Weightlifting Federation denies that Kazakhstan Olympic champions Zulfiya Chinshanlo and Maya Maneza are leaving Kazakhstan's national team.
Kazakhstan will become a hosting country for the World Weightlifting Championship that will be held in 2014.
Young Kazakhstan weightlifter Nadezhda Nogai won a gold medal at the world championship among juniors under 17 held in Slovakia.
Kazakhstan weightlifter Albert Linder became a bronze prize winner of the Junior World Weightlifting Championship.
Kazakhstan actor Anuar Nurpeissov wants to produce T-shirts with a photo of Kazakhstan's weightlifter and Olympic champion Ilya Ilyin.
Kazakhstan weightlifter Maya Maneza, who won Olympic gold, said she would stay in Kazakhstan, because she considers Kazakhstan her home.
Kazakhstan weightlifting team’s coach Aleksey Ni has commented the statements of Chinese media that some one the Kazakhstan athletes were loaned to it by China.
Aleksey Ni, Kazakhstan national weightlifting team head coach, insists that Kazakhstan weightlifters won their Olympic gold medals fairly.
Two-time Olympic champion Ilya Ilyin will get married on September 9 in Kyzylorda.
Kazakhstan female weightlifters Zulfiya Chinshanlo, Maya Maneza and Svetlana Podobedova took part in the awarding ceremony in Taldykorgan.
Two-time Olympic champion Ilya Ilyin of Kazakhstan is going to start doing his PhD course in Kazakh Academy of Sport and Tourism this year.
Olympic weightlifting champion Svetlana Podobedova is going to get married to her colleague Vladimir Sedov, 2009 world weightlifting champion.
Kazakhstan weightlifter two-time Olympic champion Ilya Ilyin shared his plans for the future upon arrival to Kazakhstan.