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Weightlifter Chen wins China's first gold

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The honors of the first gold medal of these Olympics went to the Czech Republic, when Katerina Emmons won the women's 10-meter air rifle competition. China's hope in that event, Du Li, did not medal.

Weightlifter Chen Xiexia was the first to win gold for the home team, winning the women's 48 kg competition, lifting 95 kg in the snatch and 117 kg in the clean and jerk.

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