Kim Myong-nam

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Kim Myong-nam (born 8 February 1969) is a North Korean male weightlifter, competing in the 70 kg category and representing North Korea at international competitions. He won the bronze medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in the 75 kg event and the silver medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in the 70 kg event.[1][2][3] He competed at world championships, most recently at the 1997 World Weightlifting Championships.[4]

Kim Myong-nam
Personal information
Born (1969-02-08) 8 February 1969 (age 51)
Weight69.70 kg (153.7 lb)
Sport
Country North Korea
SportWeightlifting
Weight class70 kg
TeamNational team
Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl
김명남
Revised RomanizationGim Myeong-nam
McCune–ReischauerKim Myŏng-nam
Updated on 4 October 2016.

Kim set three world records – one in the snatch, one in the clean & jerk, and one in the total.

Major resultsEdit

  - 1989 World Championships Lightweight class (327.5 kg)
  - 1990 World Championships Lightweight class (342.5 kg)
  - 1991 World Championships Lightweight class (340.0 kg)
  - 1993 World Championships Middleweight class (362.5 kg)
  - 1990 Asian Games Middleweight class
Year Venue Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total Rank
1 2 3 Rank 1 2 3 Rank
Summer Olympics
1996   Atlanta, United States 70 kg N/A N/A  
1992   Barcelona, Spain 75 kg N/A N/A  
World Championships
1997   Chiang Mai, Thailand 70 kg 155.0 157.5 157.5 185.0 185.0 DQ

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Kim Myong-Nam". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 2 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Kim Myong-Nam". Database Olympics. Retrieved 2 September 2016.
  3. ^ John Grasso; Bill Mallon; Jeroen Heijmans (14 May 2015). Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. pp. 317–. ISBN 978-1-4422-4860-1. Retrieved 2 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Weightlifting World Championships Seniors Statistics – 2007 World Championships – Kim Myong-Nam" (PDF). iwf.net. p. Y3. Retrieved 23 June 2016.

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