Beijing Olympics 2008 Weightlifting - Women's 58 kg

Medalists

Gold Chen Yanqing
China (CHN)
Silver Marina Shainova
Russia (RUS)
Bronze O Jong Ae
North Korea (PRK)

Records

The existing world and Olympic records

World Record Snatch Chen Yanqing (CHN) 111 kg Doha, Qatar 3 December 2006
Clean & Jerk Qiu Hongmei (CHN) 141 kg Tai'an, People's Republic of China 23 April 2007
Total Chen Yanqing (CHN) 251 kg Doha, Qatar 3 December 2006
Olympic Record Snatch Chen Yanqing (CHN) 107.5 kg Athens, Greece 16 August 2004
Clean & Jerk Olympic Standard 130 kg    
Total Chen Yanqing (CHN) 237.5 kg Athens, Greece 16 August 2004
Qualified Athletes

12 Weight lifters were selected

   Athlete   Date of Birth Weight   PB   Notes
1 Romela Begaj (ALB) November 2, 1986(1986-11-02) (age 21)   212 kg 2008 European Championships
2 Chen Yanqing (CHN) April 5, 1979(1979-04-05) (age 29) 57.66 251 kg 2004 Olympic Games
3 Alexandra Escobar (ECU) July 17, 1980(1980-07-17) (age 28) 57.82 220 kg 2008 Pan-American Championships
4 O Jong Ae (PRK) January 17, 1984(1984-01-17) (age 24) 57.15 227 kg 2007 World Championships
5 Hidilyn Diaz (PHI) February 20, 1991(1991-02-20) (age 17)   162 kg Tripartite Commission Wild Card
6 Marieta Gotfryd (POL) September 11, 1980(1980-09-11) (age 27)   212 kg  
7 Aleksandra Klejnowska (POL) December 17, 1982(1982-12-17) (age 25) 57.66 225.5 kg 2008 European Championships
8 Geralee Vega (PUR) July 22, 1986(1986-07-22) (age 22)   208 kg 2008 Pan-American Championships
9 Roxana Cocoş (ROU) June 5, 1989(1989-06-05) (age 19)   209 kg 2008 European Championships
10 Marina Shainova (RUS) March 14, 1986(1986-03-14) (age 22) 57.93 237 kg 2007 World Championships
2005 World Championships
11 Wendy Hale (SOL) November 3, 1987(1987-11-03) (age 20)   170 kg Tripartite Commission Wild Card
12 Wandee Kameaim (THA) January 18, 1978(1978-01-18) (age 30) 57.25 236 kg 2004 Olympic Games
2005 World Championships

2006 World Championships

Results

Rank Name Group Body Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total (kg)
1 2 3 Res 1 2 3 Res
1 Chen Yanqing (CHN) A 57.66 100 103 106 106 130 132 138 138 OR 244 OR
2 Marina Shainova (RUS) A 57.93 95 98 98 98 125 128 129 129 227
3 O Jong Ae (PRK) A 57.15 95 98 98 95 125 131 131 131 226
4 Wandee Kameaim (THA) A 57.25 95 98 100 98 125 128 129 128 226
5 Alexandra Escobar (ECU) A 57.82 96 96 99 99 120 124 127 124 223
6 Romela Begaj (ALB) A 57.56 95 98 100 98 110 115 118 118 216
7 Aleksandra Klejnowska (POL) A 57.66 92 92 95 95 120 125 126 120 215
8 Roxana Cocoş (ROU) A 57.88 82 86 89 89 111 115 115 115 204
9 Geralee Vega (PUR) A 57.51 90 90 90 90 112 115 116 112 202
10 Marieta Gotfryd (POL) A 57.70 90 95 95 90 105 110 113 110 200
11 Hidilyn Diaz (PHI) A 56.28 80 85 90 85 102 102 107 107 192
12 Wendy Hale (SOL) A 57.15 74 78 82 78 95 100 100 95 173