Manuel Minginfel

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Manuel Minginfel
Manuel Minginfel.jpg
Personal information
NationalityMicronesian
Born (1978-09-28) September 28, 1978 (age 40)
Yap
Height1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
Country F.S. Micronesia

Manuel Minginfel (born September 28, 1978)[1] is a weightlifter representing the Federated States of Micronesia.

In the 62 kg category, he ranked 10th at the 2004 Summer Olympics,[1] 7th at the 2005 World Weightlifting Championships,[1] and 4th at the 2006 World Weightlifting Championships.[1]

At the 2008 Oceania Championships he won the gold medal in the 62 kg category.[1] He also represented the Federated States of Micronesia in weightlifting at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China,[2] where he ranked 11th in the 62 kg category. He was also his country's flag bearer during the Games' opening ceremony.[3]

He competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics where he ranked #10 in the Men's 62 kg category.

Minginfel is a native of Yap. He set a new record snatch in the men's 56 kilo category at the South Pacific Games in Samoa in 2007.

Major results[edit]

Year Venue Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total Rank
1 2 3 Result Rank 1 2 3 Result Rank
Representing  Federated States of Micronesia
Summer Olympics
2012 United Kingdom London, United Kingdom 62 kg 122 127 130 127 11 158 158 158 158 10 285 10
2008 China Beijing, China 62 kg 115 120 123 120 14 145 150 155 155 10 275 11
2004 Greece Athens, Greece 62 kg 115.0 115.0 120.0 120.0 11 147.5 147.5 152.5 152.5 10 272.5 10
2000 Australia Sydney, Australia 56 kg 97.5 97.5 97.5
Pacific Games
2015 Papua New Guinea Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea 69 kg 112 117 120 120 1st, gold medalist(s) 146 150 156 156 2nd, silver medalist(s) 276 1st, gold medalist(s)
2011 New Caledonia Nouméa, New Caledonia 62 kg 110 115 120 115 1st, gold medalist(s) 140 145 150 150 1st, gold medalist(s) 265 1st, gold medalist(s)
2007 Samoa Apia, Samoa 56 kg N/A N/A N/A 124 1st, gold medalist(s) N/A N/A N/A 152 1st, gold medalist(s) 276 1st, gold medalist(s)
2003 Fiji Suva, Fiji 62 kg N/A N/A N/A 117.5 1st, gold medalist(s) N/A N/A N/A 150.0 1st, gold medalist(s) 267.5 1st, gold medalist(s)[4]
1999 Guam Guam 56 kg N/A N/A N/A 95.0 1st, gold medalist(s) N/A N/A N/A 125.0 1st, gold medalist(s) 220.0 1st, gold medalist(s)[5]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "MINGINFEL Manuel". International Weightlifting Federation.
  2. ^ "Hale to Olympics", Solomon Star, July 14, 2008
  3. ^ "List of Flagbearers Beijing 2008" (PDF). www.olympic.org. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-08-08. Retrieved 2008-08-23.
  4. ^ "62 Kg Category for Men". websites.sportstg.com.
  5. ^ "XI SOUTH PACIFIC GAMES RESULTS". websites.sportstg.com.

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