Chen Wei-ling

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Chen Wei-ling
Medal record
Women's Weightlifting
Competitor for Chinese Tapei
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing 48 kg
Women's Powerlifting
World Games
Gold medal – first place 2009 Kaohsiung 48 kg
Silver medal – second place 2013 Cali Lightweight
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Chen.

Chen Wei-ling (simplified Chinese: 陈苇绫; traditional Chinese: 陳葦綾; pinyin: Chén Wěilíng; born January 4, 1982) is from Tainan, Taiwan, ROC. She is an Olympic weightlifter and powerlifter.

Achievements[edit]

Chen holds various all time world records in powerlifting as follows

44 kg class - Women's 
  • Deadlift all time world record - 175.0 kg @ 43.7 kg on the 23rd of May 2003 in Chicago, Illinois for the IPF world's. This also completed was 4 times her body weight and done in a single ply deadlift suit, knee wraps, and wrist wraps.
  • Totalled 3rd all time best performance with 170 kg squat, 62.5 kg bench and 170 kg deadlift on 27 May 2005 at the IPF world's in Finland. She totalled 402.5 kg (Over 9 times her own weight, at 43.8 kg)
48 kg class - Women's
  • 3rd heaviest squat of all time (IPF worlds) lifting 4.2 times her own weight (@47 kg), with 197.5 kg, that she did in Australia.
  • At the same competition, she lifted an incredible 185.0 kg (about 4 times her own weight), which was the greatest lift of all time (also not with maximum equipment).
  • Also at the same competition, she got the all time world record lifting a total of 457.5 kg (197.5 kg Squat, 75.0 kg Bench Press, 185.0 kg deadlift (Total 10x her own weight)).

In weightlifting, Wei-Ling competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in the 48 kg class. Here she snatched 75.0 kg and clean and jerked 95.0 kg for a total of 170.0 kg, ranking 11th.[1]

At the 2008 Summer Olympics she won the bronze medal in the 48 kg category. She snatched 84 kg and clean and jerked 112 kg for a total of 196 kg.[2]

Personal bests[edit]

Powerlifting[edit]

Raw lifts (Powerlifting)[edit]

  • Squat: 145.0 kg (International Powerlifting Federation World Women's Classic Cup, Sweden, Stockholm, 12-17.06.2012)
  • Bench Press: 77.5 kg (International Powerlifting Federation World Women's Classic Cup, Sweden, Stockholm, 12-17.06.2012)
  • Deadlift: 172.5 kg (International Powerlifting Federation World Women's Classic Cup, Sweden, Stockholm, 12-17.06.2012)
  • Total: 395 kg (International Powerlifting Federation World Women's Classic Cup, Sweden, Stockholm, 12-17.06.2012)
  • Open: 533.684 Wilks points (bodyweight 46.70 kg, total: 395 kg, International Powerlifting Federation World Women's Classic Cup, Sweden, Stockholm, 12-17.06.2012)

Weightlifting[edit]

  • Snatch: 87 kg, Asian Championship 2009
  • Clean and Jerk: 113 kg, Asian Championship 2009
  • Total: 200 kg, Asian Championship 2009

Weightlifting associated exercises[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CHEN Wei Ling". International Weightlifting Federation. 
  2. ^ "CHEN Wei-Ling". International Weightlifting Federation. 

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