Aleksandra Klejnowska

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Aleksandra Klejnowska
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Personal information
Born (1982-12-17) December 17, 1982 (age 31)
Height 1.56 m (5 ft 1 12 in)
Weight 53 kg (117 lb)
Sport
Country  Poland
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) 53kg
Coached by Peter Wysocki
Updated on 25 July 2012.

Aleksandra Klejnowska (born December 17, 1982 in Legnica) is a Polish weightlifter.

She represented Poland at the 2000 Summer Olympics, ranking fifth in the 58 kg category, with a total of 202.5 kg.[1]

She became world champion in the 58 kg category at the 2001 World Championships, with a total of 215 kg.[2] [3]

On April 11, 2002 Aleksandra Klejnowska and Dominika Misterska failed a drug test carried out in training by the World Anti-Doping Agency. Both appealed, but the IWF Executive Board decided on November 17, 2002 to suspend them for two years.[4]

At the 2004 Summer Olympics she ranked fifth in the 58 kg category,[5] with a total of 220 kg.[6]

Klejnowska competed in the Women's 58 kg at the 2005 World Championships in Doha, Qatar but finished un-ranked because she missed all of her three snatch attempts.[6]

In 2008, she won the European Championships in the 58 kg category, with a total of 212 kg.[6][7]

At the 2008 Summer Olympics she ranked 7th in the 58 kg category, with a total of 215 kg.[6]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics she ranked 7th in the 53 kg category, with a total of 196 kg.[8]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympic Games 2000 at Sydney, Women: -58 kg". Sports123.com. 
  2. ^ "Tactics Mistake Costs China's Liu Bing Gold Medal". People's Daily Sports. 2001-11-07. Retrieved 2008-08-16. 
  3. ^ "World Championships Women: -58 kg". Sports123.com. 
  4. ^ "IWF News Archive: Important decisions at the IWF meetings". 2002-11-19. Archived from the original on 2004-08-04. Retrieved 2008-08-17. 
  5. ^ "Athens 2004, Daily Results August 16". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved 2008-08-06. 
  6. ^ a b c d "KLEJNOWSKA Aleksandra". International Weightlifting Federation. 
  7. ^ "European Championships Women: -58 kg". Sports123.com. 
  8. ^ "Women's 53kg". london2012.com. Retrieved 29 July 2012. 

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