Xiaofei Gu, pictured competing at London 2012, was one of four Chinese gold medal winners in Kuala Lumpur ©Getty Images

China continued their dominant form with four more victories today at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Cup in Kuala Lumpur.

Reigning world champion Xiaofei Gu led the way for the Asian powerhouse with a dominant winning lift of 228 kilograms to win the under 80kg event.

Gu made an attempt on the world record with his last lift, but could not quite reach the 236.5kg mark.

Mexico’s Porfirio Arredondo took second place with a best weight of 198kg, one kilogram more than the best lift managed by Nigerian bronze medallist, Taiwo Tolu Lope.

Gu’s team-mate Jixiong Ye took victory in the men’s under 88kg competition, lifting a best of 220kg.

The 22-year-old, who made his international debut at the 2015 IPC Powerlifting Asian Open Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan, finished ahead of Mongolia’s Sodnompiljee Enkhbayar and Nigeria’s Opeyemi Jegede, who managed respective lifts of 210kg and 198kg.

Ruifang Li heaved 135kg in the over 86kg category to beat Poland’s Marzena Zieba by just 3kg.

Melaica Tuinfort took Dutch bronze with a lift of 127kg.

China’s final win came from Lili Xu, who managed 128kg in the women’s up to 79kg competition to beat Taiwan's reigning world and European Open champion Tzu-Hui Lin.

Indonesia’s Siti Mahmudah Kasimin came third with 110kg.

London 2012 bronze medallist Perla Barcenas claimed one of two Polish victories today in Kuala Lumpur ©Mexican Paralympic Committee
London 2012 bronze medallist Perla Barcenas claimed one of two Polish victories today in Kuala Lumpur ©Mexican Paralympic Committee

Mexico were another nation to enjoy a good day in the Malaysian capital, with London 2012 bronze medallist Perla Barcenas winning the women’s up to 86kg category.

Barcenas managed to lift 125kg after failing in her first attempt on 118kg.

Brazil’s Marcia Cristina Menezes, the World Championships bronze medallist, finished second, with 116kg, managing 4kg more than Chinese bronze medal winner Fengmei Li.

Jose de Jesus Castillo claimed a second Mexican victory in the under 97kg event.

He lifted 222kg to beat Nigeria’s reigning world champion Abdulazeez Ibrahim, who lifted 220kg, while Malaysia’s Yee Khie Jong finished third, with 212kg.

In the men’s combined category of up to 59kg, 62kg and 72kg, home favourite Wan Nur Azri Wan Azman topped the podium with 119.91kg.

Ireland’s Jack Colbert took silver with a best of 104.2kg.

Saudi Arabia’s Saleh Alqahtani took a distant bronze with 57.34kg.