LONDON - Svetlana Podobedova won Kazakhstan's third weightlifting gold of the London Olympics on Friday after an epic battle with Russia's Natalya Zabolotnaya in a head-to-head so close that the medals were decided by the athletes' bodyweight. Podobedova's total of 291 kg put her level with Zabolotnaya but because the Kazakh weighed in with a bodyweight 220 grams lower she was awarded the gold. The 291 kg total was a new Olympic record. Belarusian Iryna Kulesha won the bronze mdal. Podobedova competed for Russia til 2006, before re-entering under the Kazakhstan flag in 2009.