Hong Kong’s Susanna Lin won gold at the 2022 Asian Classic Powerlifting Championship on Friday.

Susanna Lin. Photo: Asian Classic Powerlifting Championship, via YouTube screenshot.

Over 600 athletes from 29 Asian countries are competing in the championships in the United Arab Emirates. It comprises of three powerlifting categories – bench press, squat and dead-lifting.

Susanna Lin. Photo: Asian Classic Powerlifting Championship, via YouTube screenshot.

Lin won in the under 47kg Masters 2 category. Kazakhstan and Iran also won first place in their respective categories on Friday, the first day of the series.

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