Chen Xiexia

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Chen.
Chen Xiexia
Medal record
Women's Weightlifting
Olympic Games
Gold 2008 Beijing 48 kg
World Weightlifting Championships
Gold 2007 Chiang Mai 48 kg

Chen Xiexia (simplified Chinese: 陈燮霞; traditional Chinese: 陳燮霞; pinyin: Chén Xièxiá; Jyutping: Chan4 Sit3 Ha4; born January 8, 1983 in Panyu, Guangzhou, Guangdong) is a Chinese weightlifter. She won three golds at the 2007 World Weightlifting Championships.[1] and the first gold medal for China in the 2008 Summer Olympics in the 48 kg class, setting an Olympic Record by lifting a total of 212 kg.[2]

She also won 3 golds at the 2007 Asian Championships, with a world record of 120 kg in clean and jerk.[3] At the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics Gymnasium on Day 1 of the Olympic Games, 152cm Xiexia, 25, yelled "jia you!" (come on!), and succeeded on all six attempts (snatch: 95 kg; clean and jerk: 117kg).[4][5][6]

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