Incheon: China overtook North Korea at the top of the Asian Games weightlifting medals table Wednesday when world champion Xiang Yanmei comfortably saw off Ryo Un-Hui in the women's 69kg. (Full Coverage | Medal Tally)
Trailing by 3kg after the snatch in yet another battle between the two Asian lifting powers, Xiang was in a league of her own in the clean and jerk, lifting 145kg on her first attempt to secure gold after Ryo could only make a best of 141kg. (South Korea Beat China in Badminton Thriller)
She then increased that to 150kg to give her an Asian Games record total of 268kg against her rival's 262kg.