Hoang Anh Tuan

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Hoang Anh Tuan
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Born 1985-02-12

Hoàng Anh Tuấn (born 12 February 1985)[1] in Bắc Ninh Province) is a Vietnamese weightlifter.

At the 2005 Junior World Championships, he won the silver medal in the men's -56 kg class, with a total of 276 kg.[2] He participated in the men's -56 kg class at the 2005 World Weightlifting Championships and won the bronze medal, with a total of 279 kg.[3]

Tuấn participated in the men’s -56 kg class at the 2006 World Weightlifting Championships and won the bronze medal, finishing behind Li Zheng and Sergio Álvarez Boulet. He snatched 124 kg and jerked an additional 152 kg for a total of 276 kg, 4 kg behind winner Li.[4]

He also won a silver medal at the 2006 Asian Games, at 56 kg, lifting 128 kg in the snatch and 157 kg in the clean and jerk, for a total of 285 kg.

At the 2008 Asian Weightlifting Championships, he won the gold medal in the men's -56 kg class, with a total of 279 kg.[5]

He won a silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics after lifting a total of 290 kg.[5]

In some weightlifting statistics, he appears misspelled as "Anh Taun Hoang".[4]

Hoàng Anh Tuấn was named 2008 Vietnam Sportsman of the Year.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hoang Anh Tuan's profile in SEA Games 2009
  2. ^ "HOANGANH Tuan". International Weightlifting Federation. 
  3. ^ "TUAN Hoang Anh". International Weightlifting Federation. 
  4. ^ a b "HOANG Anh Taun". International Weightlifting Federation. 
  5. ^ a b "HOANG Anh Tuan". International Weightlifting Federation. 
  6. ^ "Weightlifter Hoang Tuan Anh – top sportsman of 2008". VietNamNet Bridge. 2008-12-31. Retrieved 2009-01-02.