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Weightlifting-Korean 'Female Hercules' Jang calls time on career

By Narae Kim GOYANG, South Korea, Jan 10 (Reuters) - South Korea's Jang Mi-ran bid an emotional farewell to weightlifting after a decorated 15-year career when the 'Female Hercules' announced her retirement at news conference in her hometown on Thursday. The 29-year-old, accompanied by her father, mother and younger sister, struggled to deliver a tearful speech as she said goodbye to a sport that had rewarded her efforts with four world titles, as well as Olympic and Asian Games success.
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