Weightlifting preview: Sarah Robles has a shot at a medal

THE COMPETITORS

Women’s +75 group B

Yosra Dhieb (TUN)
Bouchra Fatima Zohra Hirech (ALG)
Tracey Lambrechs (NZL)
Yaniuska Isabel Espinosa (VEN)
Anastasiia Lysenko (UKR)
Luisa Fatiaki Taitapu Peters (COK)
Naryury Alexandra Perez Reveron (VEN)
Anastasiia Hotfrid (GEO)

Women’s +75 group A

Shaimaa Haridy (EGY)
Maryam Usman (NGR)
Younghee Son (KOR)
 Meng Suping (CHN)
Andreea Aanei (ROU)
Kim Kuk Hyang (PRK)
Sarah Elizabeth Robles (USA)
Lee Huisol (KOR)

WHO TO WATCH

American Sarah Robles has a shot at a medal with gold medal favorite Tatyana Kashirina not participating.

WORLD RECORDS

Snatch – 155.0kg/341.7 lbs Tatyana Kashirina (RUS)
Clean and Jerk – 193.0kg/425.5 lbs Tatyana Kashirina (RUS)
Total – 348.0kg/767.2 lbs Tatyana Kashirina (RUS)