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Turkey wins first medal at the Rio Games

A weightlifter has taken Turkey’s first Olympic medal in Rio. Daniyar İsmayilov won silver in the men’s 69kg competition after lifting a combined weight of 351 kilos. He was beaten to the gold medal by China’s Shi Zhiyong, whose total was one kilo heavier. Kyrgyzstan’s Izzat Artykov took the bronze with a combined total of […]