Hiromi Miyake

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Hiromi Miyake
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Personal information
Born (1985-11-18) 18 November 1985 (age 31)
Height 146 cm (4 ft 9 in)[1]
Weight 49 kg (108 lb)
Sport
Country  Japan
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) 48kg
Coached by Yoshiyuki Miyake

Hiromi Miyake (三宅 宏実 Miyake Hiromi?), born 18 November 1985) is a Japanese weightlifter. Her father and coach is Yoshiyuki Miyake, who was a bronze medallist in weightlifting at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics.[2] Her uncle Yoshinobu Miyake was a gold medalist in weightlifting at the 1964 and 1968 Olympics.[2]

She is an employee of Ichigo Group Holdings.

Career[edit]

At the 2004 Summer Olympics she ranked 9th in the 48 kg category.[3]

Miyake participated in the women's -48 kg class at the 2006 World Weightlifting Championships and won the bronze medal, finishing behind Yang Lian and Wiratthaworn Aree. She snatched 80 kg and clean and jerked an additional 108 kg for a total of 188 kg, 29 kg behind winner Qiu, but as much as second placed Aree, who because of her lighter weight was ranked in a better position.[4]

At the 2008 Summer Olympics she ranked 6th in the 48 kg category.[3]

In July 2012, Miyake won the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 48 kg category.[5]

In August 2016, Miyake is back on the podium at the 2016 Summer Olympics by winning the Bronze medal in the 48 kg category.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Japanese Medalists in London 2012 Olympics". joc.or.jp. Japanese Olympic Committee. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Hiromi Miyake Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2016-01-10. 
  3. ^ a b "MIYAKE Hiromi". International Weightlifting Federation. 
  4. ^ 75th MEN'S and 18th WOMEN'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS -62 KG MEN, iwf.net
  5. ^ "Mingjuan Wang wins Olympic gold for China in 48kg weightlifting". Retrieved 2012-07-28. 
  6. ^ . The Japan News. http://the-japan-news.com/news/article/0003121832.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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