Cristina Cornejo

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Cristina Cornejo
Personal information
Full nameCristina Cornejo Scheelje
Nationality Peru
Born (1985-06-09) 9 June 1985 (age 33)
Lima, Peru
Height1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight118 kg (260 lb)
Event(s)+75 kg

Cristina Cornejo Scheelje (born June 9, 1985 in Lima) is a Peruvian weightlifter.[1] Cornejo represented Peru at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she competed in the women's super heavyweight category (+75 kg). She placed tenth in this event, as she successfully lifted 97 kg in the single-motion snatch, and hoisted 128 kg in a two-part, shoulder-to-overhead clean and jerk, for a total of 225 kg.[2]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Cristina Cornejo". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 12 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Women's +75kg (+165 lbs)". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 30 July 2012. Retrieved 12 January 2013.

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