The Women´s Greek team has crowned themselves as the new World champions beating hometeam China 8-9 in the championship Final on Friday. It is the first world title in team historie. Greece was the better side for most of the match but China made a strong comeback in final phase coming back from trailing 6-9 to score 8-9 with over a minute to play. An extraman opportunity with twenty seconds left was not converted which allowed Greece to play out the final seconds and secure their first title.
China - Greece 8-9 (2-2, 0-2, 3-3, 2-1)
Goals China: Ping Liu 2, Yi Wang 2, Fei Teng, Yujan Sun, Jin He, Dongiun Song.
Goals Greece: Antigoni Roumpesi 3, Alexandra Asimaki 3, Antiopi Melidoni, Kyriaki Liosi, Triantrafyllia Manolioudaki.
World Weightlifting Championships
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