Sibel Şimşek

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Sibel Şimşek
Personal information
Nationality Turkish
Born (1984-10-10) October 10, 1984 (age 30)
Osmancık, Çorum
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
Country Turkey
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) 63 kg
Club Kocaeli Büyükşehir Belediyesi Kağıt Spor Kulübü
Coached by Mehmet Üstündağ

Sibel Şimşek (pronounced [ˈsiːbel ˈʃiːmʃec]; born October 10, 1984 in Osmancık Çorum, Turkey) is a European champion Turkish female weightlifter competing in the Women's 63 kg division. She is 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) tall and weighs 62 kg (137 lb).[1]

Sibel Şimşek is a member of the Kocaeli Büyükşehir Belediyesi Kağıt Spor Kulübü. She is trained by Mehmet Üstündağ.[2]

Achievements[edit]

Olympic Games
Rank Event Year Venue Snatch Clean & Jerk Total
63 2008 Beijing, CHN
63 2004 Athens, GRE

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World Championships
Rank Event Year Venue Snatch Clean & Jerk Total
 Silver 63 2010 Antalya, TUR 111.0
 Silver 63 2010 Antalya, TUR 241.0
 Silver 63 2009 Goyang, KOR 135.0
 Bronze 63 2009 Goyang, KOR 108.0 135.0 243.0
7 63 2007 Chiang Mai, THA
European Championships
Rank Event Year Venue Snatch Clean & Jerk Total
 Gold 63 2012 Antalya, TUR 100.0 125.0 225.0
 Gold 63 2010 Minsk, BLR 110.0 134.0 244.0[4]
 Gold 63 2009 Bucharest, ROM 108.0 128.0 236.0
 Silver 63 2008 Lignano Sabbiadoro, ITA 105.0 121.0 226.0
 Silver 63 2007 Strasbourg, FRA 98.0 117.0 215.0

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athlethes-Sibel Şimşek". NBC Olympics. Retrieved April 12, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Madalya avcıları". Milliyet (in Turkish). Archived from the original on 2009-09-04. Retrieved 2009-11-26. 
  3. ^ "Olympic athletes-Sibel Simsek". Sports-Reference. Retrieved April 12, 2009. 
  4. ^ "8 Gram ile Avrupa Şampiyonu: Sibel Şimşek". Spor Stüdyosu (in Turkish). 2010-04-08. Retrieved 2010-04-09. 
  5. ^ "Weightlifting-Simsek, Sibel". The Sports Org. Retrieved April 12, 2009.