Chen Wei-ling

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Chen Wei-ling
Personal information
Born (1982-01-04) January 4, 1982 (age 35)
Height 1.49 m (4 ft 10 12 in)
Weight 47 kg (104 lb)
Sport
Country  Chinese Taipei
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) Women's 48 kg

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 
  • Squat all-time world record – 171.5 kg @ 43.8 kg that she lifted on 27 May 2005, in Finland competing in the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) world's championships. Her lift was with only a single ply piece suit, and knee wraps.
  • 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] This was later upgraded to gold upon the disqualifications of the former gold and silver medallists.

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. Archived from the original on 2011-05-27. 
  2. ^ "CHEN Wei-Ling". International Weightlifting Federation. Archived from the original on 2011-05-27. 

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