Leydi Solís

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Leydi Solís
Personal information
Birth name Leydi Yesenia Solís Arboleda
Born (1990-02-17) 17 February 1990 (age 28)
Tuluá, Valle del Cauca, Colombia
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 69 kg (152 lb)

Leydi Yesenia Solís Arboleda (born 17 February 1990) is a Colombian female weightlifter. She won a gold medal at the 2007 Pan American Games for her native South American country, and carried the flag at the opening ceremony. Solís represented Colombia at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, PR China, finishing in fourth place in her weight division. She won the – 69 kg gold medal in snatch and clean & jerk during the 2014 Pan American Sports Festival.[1][2]

2008 Summer Olympics performance[edit]

Solís won a silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games behind Rusia's Oxana Slivenko. Solís lifted 105 kg and took the silver medal with a total weight of 240 kg.[3]


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