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  • Weightlifting

    As the hometown of Chen Jingkai, China’s first world weightlifting record holder, Shilong, is a cradle for weightlifting champions as well as a national weightlifting-training base. In Dongguan, a number of international weightlifting athletes, including Chen Jingkai, Zeng Guoqiang, and Chen Weiqiang were trained there. The youth team in Dongguan has also won world championships, Olympic gold medals and set world records dozens of times. Various international competitions have also been held in Dongguan, which includes the weightlifting competition of the 16th Asian Games.