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Weightlifting Thursday, 1 August, 2002, 21:26 GMT 22:26 UK
Matam Matam sweeps to gold
David Matam Matam of Cameroon
Matam Matam celebrates his victory
Cameroon's David Matam Matam took all three golds in the men's 85kg class.

But England's Anthony Arthur, a silver medallist at 94kg four years ago, delighted his home city crowd with two silvers and a bronze.

Matam Matam, who won three bronze medals four years ago in Kuala Lumpur, lifted 155kgs in the snatch.

The 27-year-old then held his nerve to lift 185kg in the clean-and-jerk on his third attempt.

Arthur lifted 150kg to clinch second spot in the snatch.

The 29-year-old then finished third in the clean-and-jerk, his overall total of 330kg giving him silver in the combined event.

Samoa's Ofisa Ofisa took silver in the clean-and-jerk and bronze overall.

Compatriot Niusila Opeloge finished with the bronze medal in the snatch.

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