Ri Song-hui

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Ri.
Ri Song-Hui
Personal information
Born December 3, 1978
Korean name
Hangul 리성희
Revised Romanization Ri Seong-hui
McCune–Reischauer Ri Sŏng-hŭi

Ri Song-Hui (born December 3, 1978) is a North Korean weightlifter who competed in the women's 58 kg at the 2000 Summer Olympics and won the silver medal with 220.0 kg in total.

She repeated this in the 2004 Summer Olympics, this time lifting a total of 232.5 kg.

With 102 kg she broke the world record in snatch in the women's 53 kg class.[1]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Progress of World Records, Women Seniors". International Weightlifting Federation. Retrieved 2008-08-09. 

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