Cha Kum-chol

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Cha Kum-chol
Medal record
Representing  North Korea
Men's weightlifting
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2007 Chiang Mai – 56 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Antalya – 56 kg
Summer Universiade
Silver medal – second place 2013 Kazan – 62 kg
Cha Kum-chol
Revised RomanizationCha Geumcheol
McCune–ReischauerCh'a Kŭmch'ŏl

Cha Kum-Chol (Chosŏn'gŭl차금철; born July 19, 1987) is a North Korean weightlifter. His personal best combined lift is 283 kg.

At the 2007 World Championships he became world champion in the 56 kg category.[1]

He competed in weightlifting at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the 56kg division, where he equalled his personal best to finish fifth.[1]

He is 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m) tall and weighs 132 lb (60 kg).

Cha represents the April 25 Sports Team.[2]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b "CHA Kum-Chol". International Weightlifting Federation. Archived from the original on 2011-05-27. Retrieved 2008-08-18.
  2. ^ "Best Players, Coaches for 2010 Selected". KCNA. 6 January 2011. Archived from the original on 12 October 2014. Retrieved 27 August 2015.

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