Why did Vietnamese weightlifters suddenly win Olympic medals?

Thursday, November 26, 2020 16:34 PM (GMT + 7)

(Sports news, weightlifting news) While anxiously watching the penalty from the World Weightlifting Federation (IWF), Vietnamese weightlifting received good news from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

On November 25, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) met online and made an official announcement on the penalty for athletes of two weightlifting and bicycle subjects at the 2012 Olympics. At 56kg, an Azerbaijan champion won bronze medal was canceled and Vietnam’s Tran Le Quoc Toan was promoted to receive the Medal of the 2012 Olympics in London (UK).

Quoc Quoc was promoted to receive the Olympic weightlifting medal in 2012

The Olympics took place 8 years ago, Quoc Toan achieved a total election of 284 kg (thrust 125 kg, sent a push of 159 kg), ranked fourth overall. The positions of the 56 kg medal winners, men include: Om Yun Chol (Korea, general election 293 kg) won gold medal, Wu Jingbiao (China, general election of 289 kg) Silver medal and Valentin Hristov (A Azerbaijanzan, total sent 286 kg) won bronze medal.

However, Hristov is found to have doping, so the Olympic bronze medal will belong to the Vietnamese elect Tran Le Quoc Toan. According to the latest update on Wiki, Quoc Toan has been named in the list of receiving Olympic bronze medals in 2012 and the achievements of the Vietnamese delegation participating in the Olympics also have the medals of this elect.

Accordingly, Vietnam’s achievements in the Olympics include 5 medals (1 gold medal, 3 silver medals and 1 bronze medal): Tran Hieu Ngan won the taekwondo gold medal in 2000, Hoang Anh Tuan won the 56 kg weightlifting medal in 2008. , Quoc Toan, a 56 kg weightlifting medal in 2012 and Hoang Xuan Vinh 1 gold medal and 1 shooting medal in 2016.

A few days earlier, Vietnamese weightlifting received very bad news when two young athletes, Nguyen Thi Thu Trang (17 years old, 45 kg female) and Bui Dinh Sang (18 years old, 61 kg male) were positive for Oxandrolone, a substance Helps promote weight and muscle gain. Before that in 2019, Trinh Van Vinh (23 years old), Nguyen Thi Phuong Thanh (16 years old) also got doping.

As a rule, any country committing doping violations 3 or more times during the Olympic qualifying period, which starts in November 2018, may lose the number of quotas or be banned from the arena. this prestigious sport. Therefore, Vietnamese weightlifting is waiting for an official decision from the World Weightlifting Federation (IWF) to know whether to attend the Olympics next year or not.

Tran Le Quoc Toan, born in 1989 in Da Nang. He used to fight in the 56 kg weightlifting class. The best general election of 31-year-old athletes is 284 kg. He won 1 World Medal in 2017, 1 Asian Silver medal in 2012, Asian bronze medal in 2013, won the 2011 SEA Games gold medal and the latest one is the 2012 Olympic medal.

Source: http://danviet.vn/vi-sao-cu-ta-viet-nam-bat-ngo-gianh-huy-chuong-olympic-502020261116352129.htm

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