Pak Hyon-suk

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Pak Hyon-Suk, 2011 WWC
Pak Hyon-suk
Medal record
Competitor for  North Korea
Women's Weightlifting
Olympic Games
Gold 2008 Beijing 63 kg
World Weightlifting Championships
Bronze 2007 Chiang Mai 63 kg
Pak Hyon-suk
Chosŏn'gŭl 박현숙
Revised Romanization Bak Hyeon-suk
McCune–Reischauer Pak Hyŏnsuk

Pak Hyon-Suk (born August 4, 1985)[1] is a female weightlifter from North Korea.

She ranked 6th in the Woman's 58 kg category at the 2004 Summer Olympics, lifting 217.5 kg in total.[1]

At the 2007 World Weightlifting Championships she won the bronze medal in the 63 kg category with a total of 228 kg.[1]

She won the gold medal in the 63 kg category at the 2008 Summer Olympics, with 241 kg in total.

Upon receiving her gold medal, she obtained a warm reception back in her home country and from the KCNA.[2]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "PAK Hyon Suk". International Weightlifting Federation. 
  2. ^ KCNA - DPRK Weightlifter Wins Gold Medal

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