July 30, 2012
Om Yun Chol lifts during the men's 56-kg, group B, weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Sunday in London. Om joined an exclusive group of weightlifters who have lifted three times their body weight. Om, who stands just 1.52 meters tall, also set an Olympic record when he cleared 168 kilograms in the clean and jerk in the men's 56-kilogram category.
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Two of the biggest highlights of Day 2 at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Sunday came when 123-pound North Korean weightlifter Om Yun Chol lifts 370 pounds to win gold.