Hiromi Miyake

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Hiromi Miyake
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Personal information
Born (1985-11-18) November 18, 1985 (age 29)
Height 146 cm (4 ft 9 in)[1]
Weight 49 kg (108 lb)
Country  Japan
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) 48kg
Coached by Yoshiyuki Miyake

Hiromi Miyake (三宅 宏実 Miyake Hiromi?), born 18 November 1985) is a Japanese weightlifter. Her father and coach is Yoshiyuki Miyake. Yoshiyuki Miyake was a bronze medallist in weightlifting at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. Her uncle Yoshinobu Miyake was a gold medalist in weightlifting at the 1964 and 1968 Olympics.

She is an employee of Ichigo Group Holdings.

At the 2004 Summer Olympics she ranked 9th in the 48 kg category.[2]

Miyake participated in the women's -48 kg class at the 2006 World Weightlifting Championships and won the bronze medal, finishing behind Yang Lian and Wiratthaworn Aree. She snatched 80 kg and clean and jerked an additional 108 kg for a total of 188 kg, 29 kg behind winner Qiu, but as much as second placed Aree, who because of her lighter weight was ranked in a better position.[3]

At the 2008 Summer Olympics she ranked 6th in the 48 kg category.[2]

In July 2012, Miyake won the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 48 kg category.[4]


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