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Girl of Great Strength Who Made 11 New Records
  Weightlifters of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea won six gold medals in the 19th Asian Games and demonstrated that the DPRK is holding supremacy over weightlifting as ever.
  Kim Il Gyong won a god medal in the 59-kilogram event of women's weightlifting.







  Snatch: 111kg (new world record, new Asian record, new Asian Games record, new world youth record and new Asian youth record)
  Clean and jerk: 135kg (new Asian Games record, new world youth record and new Asian youth record)
  Total: 246kg (new Asian Games record, new world youth record and new Asian youth record)

  Kim Il Gyong started learning weightlifting at the Central District Extracurricular Juvenile Sports School in Pyongyang at the age of seven.
  Soon she drew the attention of experts and was singled out to an authoritative team.
  With a dream to become a weightlifting superstar in the future she trained hard and acquired high weightlifting technique thanks to the effort of her coach.
  She won a gold medal in an international game in her teens.


Participation in the 2017 World Juvenile
Weightlifting Championship (in the middle)

  At the 2017 World Juvenile Weightlifting Championship:
       First place in the 53kg category of clean and jerk
  At the 2018 Asian Juvenile and Junior Weightlifting Championships:
       First place in the 58kg category of snatch, clean and jerk, and total of juvenile and junior of women's weightlifting
  At the 2019 Asian Juvenile and Junior Weightlifting Championships:
       First place in the 59kg category of snatch, clean and jerk, and total of juvenile and junior of women's weightlifting



  Kim Il Gyong made 11 new records at the 19th Asian Games. She is one of the 10 best players of the DPRK in 2022.