Source: Xinhua

08-09-2008 12:21

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- Following is the factbox on Chen Xiexia, Olympic weightlifting champion in women's 48kg category:

Chen Xiexia of China takes a good snatch lift during the women's 48kg group A competition of weightlifting event at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the Beijing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics Gymnasium in Beijing, China, Aug. 9, 2008. (Xinhua/Yang Lei Photo)
Chen Xiexia of China takes a good snatch lift during the women's 48kg 
group A competition of weightlifting event at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games 
at the Beijing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics Gymnasium in 
Beijing, China, Aug. 9, 2008. (Xinhua/Yang Lei Photo)

Name: Chen Xiexia

Date of Birth: Jan, 8 1983, in Panyu City, Guangdong Province, China

Height: 152cm

Bodyweight: 47.46kg

Olympic entry total: 210kg

Olympic performance: total: 212kg (snatch: 95kg; clean and jerk: 117kg)

Career highlights: gold at 2008 Beijing Olympics;

three golds (snatch, clean and jerk, and the total) in 2007 World Championships;

three golds in 2007 Asian Championships

World records: 120kg clean and jerk, created in 2007 Asian Championships


Editor:Yang Lina