Chen Wei-Ling
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Chen Wei-Ling
Chen Wei-ling
Personal information
Born (1982-01-04) 4 January 1982 (age 37)
Height1.49 m (4 ft  in)
Weight47 kg (104 lb)
Sport
Country Chinese Taipei
SportWeightlifting
Event(s)Women's 48 kg

Chen Wei-ling (Chinese: ; pinyin: Chén W?ilíng; born 4 January 1982) is from Tainan, Taiwan. She is an Olympic weightlifter and powerlifter.

Achievements

Chen holds various all-time world records in powerlifting as follows

44 kg class - Women's
  • Squat (single ply, with knee wraps)- 171.5 kg @ 43.8 kg.
  • Deadlift (single ply, with knee wraps)- 175.0 kg @ 43.7 kg.
47 kg class - Women's
  • Squat (raw) - 152.5kg at 46.56kg
  • Squat (equipped) - 210kg at 46.75kg bodyweight.
  • Deadlift (equipped) - 186.0 kg
  • Total (raw) - 407.5kg at 46.75kg bodyweight.
  • Total (equipped) - 500kg at 46.56kg bodyweight.

In weightlifting, Wei-Ling competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in the 48 kg class. She snatched 75.0 kg and clean and jerked 95.0 kg for a total of 170.0 kg, ranking 11th.[1]

At the 2008 Summer Olympics she originally won the bronze medal in the 48 kg category. She snatched 84 kg and clean and jerked 112 kg for a total of 196 kg.[2] She was later awarded the gold medal after the original gold and silver medallists were disqualified for drug use.

Best competition lifts

Powerlifting

Equipped

Raw

  • Squat: 145.0 kg (International Powerlifting Federation World Women's Classic Cup, Sweden, Stockholm, 12-17.06.2012)
  • Bench Press: 77.5 kg (International Powerlifting Federation World Women's Classic Cup, Sweden, Stockholm, 12-17.06.2012)
  • Deadlift: 172.5 kg (International Powerlifting Federation World Women's Classic Cup, Sweden, Stockholm, 12-17.06.2012)
  • Total: 395 kg (International Powerlifting Federation World Women's Classic Cup, Sweden, Stockholm, 12-17.06.2012)
  • Open: 533.684 Wilks points (bodyweight 46.70 kg, total: 395 kg, International Powerlifting Federation World Women's Classic Cup, Sweden, Stockholm, 12-17.06.2012)

Weightlifting

  • Snatch: 87 kg, Asian Championship 2009
  • Clean and Jerk: 113 kg, Asian Championship 2009
  • Total: 200 kg, Asian Championship 2009

References

  1. ^ "CHEN Wei Ling". International Weightlifting Federation. Archived from the original on 2011-05-27. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "CHEN Wei-Ling". International Weightlifting Federation. Archived from the original on 2011-05-27. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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