Christian López (weightlifter)

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Christian López
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Personal information
Nationality Guatemala
Born(1984-03-30)30 March 1984
Coatepeque, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Died6 November 2013(2013-11-06) (aged 29)
Coatepeque, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Height175 cm (5.74 ft)
Weight139 kg (306 lb)
Event(s)+105 kg
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals2008, 2012
Updated on 17 September 2012.

Christian Alberto López Bobadilla (30 March 1984 – 6 November 2013) was a Guatemalan weightlifter.[1] He competed in the -105kg event at the 2008 Summer Olympics and the +105 kg at the 2012 Summer Olympics. At the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games, López won a gold medal in the +105 kg snatch and a bronze in the +105 kg combined.[2]

López died on 6 November 2013 from pneumonia.[3]


  1. ^ "Christian Alberto López Bobadilla". Archived from the original on August 1, 2012. Retrieved August 6, 2012.
  2. ^ "Weightlifting results – Men's +105kg" (PDF) (in Spanish). 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games. Retrieved 10 August 2012.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Muere sorpresivamente pesista olímpico guatemalteco [Guatemalan Olympic weightlifter surprisingly dies]". Deportes Terra (in Spanish). 7 November 2013. Retrieved 8 November 2013.