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Chinese powerlifter Guo Lingling used her first attempt of the day to deliver a message to the rest of the field in the women's under-41 kg powerlifting competition: Silver and bronze were the only two medals up for grabs.

Guo set a Paralympic record on her first attempt and used her third to establish a world record that only lasted until her fourth lift as she cruised to the gold medal at Tokyo International Forum on Thursday.

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