Tokyo Olympics Weightlifting: Ecuador's Barrera wins gold in women's 76 kg event

Barrera lifted a total weight of 263kg, considerably more than silver medallist Nye's total of 249 kg.

Neisi Patricia Dajomes Barrera of Ecuador after receiving the gold medal in women's 76kg weightlifting, at Tokyo Olympics.   -  AP

Ecuador's Neisi Patricia Dajomes Barrera won gold medal in the women's 76 kg weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, while United States' Katherine Nye won silver.

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Dajomes Barrera lifted a total weight of 263 kg, considerably more than Nye's total of 249 kg.

Mexico's Aremi Fuentes Zavala took bronze.

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