Li Hongli

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Li Hongli
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Born 1980-12-26
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Li.

Li Hongli (Chinese: 李宏利; pinyin: Lǐ Hónglì; born 26 December 1980 in Ningyuan, Yongzhou, Hunan, China) is a Chinese weightlifter. He is 168 cm tall.

At the 2003 World Weightlifting Championships, Li Hongli won the bronze medal in the 77 kg category, with a total of 352.5 kg, after Gevorg Davtyan was tested positive for banned substances and lost his silver medal.[1]

Li competed in the men's 77 kg class at the 2005 World Weightlifting Championships and won the gold medal. He snatched 165 kg and clean and jerked 196 kg for a total of 361 kg.[2]

Li participated in the 77 kg category at the 2006 World Weightlifting Championships and won the silver medal, finishing behind Taner Sagir. He snatched 167 kg and clean and jerked an additional 192 kg for a total of 359 kg.[2]

At the 2007 World Weightlifting Championships he won the bronze medal in the 77 kg category, with a total of 361 kg.[2]

He won the silver medal in the 77 kg category at the 2008 Summer Olympics, with a total of 366 kg.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Goodbody, John (2004-02-12). "Drug cheats feel weight of enforcers". The Times (London). Retrieved 2008-08-14. 
  2. ^ a b c d "LI Hongli". International Weightlifting Federation. 

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