Pak Hyon-suk

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Pak Hyon-Suk, 2011 WWC
Pak Hyon-suk
Medal record
Representing  North Korea
Women's Weightlifting
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing 63 kg
World Weightlifting Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Chiang Mai 63 kg
Pak Hyon-suk
Revised RomanizationBak Hyeon-suk
McCune–ReischauerPak Hyŏnsuk

Pak Hyon-Suk (Chosŏn'gŭl박현숙; Korean pronunciation: [pak̚ hjʌn.suk̚] or [pa.kʰjʌn.suk̚]; born August 4, 1985)[1] is a female weightlifter from North Korea.

She ranked 6th in the Woman's 58 kg category at the 2004 Summer Olympics, lifting 217.5 kg in total.[1]

At the 2007 World Weightlifting Championships she won the bronze medal in the 63 kg category with a total of 228 kg.[1]

She won the gold medal in the 63 kg category at the 2008 Summer Olympics, with 241 kg in total.

Upon receiving her gold medal, she obtained a warm reception back in her home country and from the KCNA.[2]

Pak represents the Amnokgang Sports Team.[3]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "PAK Hyon Suk". International Weightlifting Federation.
  2. ^ KCNA - DPRK Weightlifter Wins Gold Medal
  3. ^ "Best Players, Coaches for 2010 Selected". KCNA. 6 January 2011. Archived from the original on 12 October 2014. Retrieved 27 August 2015.

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