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Kim Kuk-hyang (weightlifter)

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Kim Kuk-hyang (Korean pronunciation: [kim.ɡu.kʰjaŋ] or [kim] [ku.kʰjaŋ]; born 20 April 1993) is a North Korean weightlifter who won the silver medal in the women's +75 kg weight class at the 2015 Asian Weightlifting Championships.[1]

Kim Kuk-hyang
Personal information
Nationality North Korean
Born (1993-04-20) 20 April 1993 (age 24)
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 100 kg (220 lb)
Sport
Country  North Korea
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) +75 kg
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Snatch: 131 kg (2015 & 2016)
  • Clean and jerk: 175 kg (2016)
  • Total: 306 kg (2016)
Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl 김국향
Revised Romanization Gim Guk-hyang
McCune–Reischauer Kim Kuk-hyang

She won the silver medal at the women's +75 kg event at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IWF Profile
  2. ^ "Kuk Hyang Kim". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 17 August 2016. Retrieved 15 August 2016.