Yang Sheng-hsiung

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Yang Sheng-Hsiung
Personal information
Nationality  Republic of China
Born (1983-06-01) 1 June 1983 (age 35)
Height 1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) 62 kg

Yang Sheng-Hsiung (Chinese: 杨胜雄; pinyin: Yáng Shèngxióng; born June 1, 1983) is a Taiwanese weightlifter.[1] He represented Chinese Taipei at two Olympic games, and had won a silver medal for the featherweight category (62 kg) at the 2009 East Asian Games in Hong Kong, China.[2]

At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Yang placed ninth in the men's 62-kg class, by lifting a total of 280 kg. He repeated his position for the same category at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, with a snatch of 130 kg, and a clean and jerk of 157 kg, to combine a total of 287 kg.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Yang Sheng-Hsiung". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 5 December 2012.
  2. ^ "DPRK strongman sets new EAG records for 62-kg men's weightlifting title". SINA English. 7 December 2009. Retrieved 5 December 2012.
  3. ^ "Men's 62kg (137 lbs)". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 30 July 2012. Retrieved 5 December 2012.

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