Natalia Zabolotnaya in 2012
15 August 1985 |
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||72 kg (159 lb)|
Natalya Aleksandrovna Zabolotnaya (Russian: Наталья Александровна Заболотная; born 15 August 1985) is a Russian weightlifter who competed in the Women's 75 kg weight class at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens and won the silver medal, lifting 272.5 kg in total. The result qualified as a world record, but it was also achieved by Pawina Thongsuk, who won the competition. Zabolotnaya won a gold medal in the 75 kg. weightclass in the 2010 European Championship.
She won the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the women's 75 kg category with a total of 291 kg. This result was an olympic record, which was also achieved by Svetlana Podobedova who won the competition by virtue of lighter bodyweight. Her 131 kg snatch was an olympic record.
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