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Kuo Hsing-chun (Chinese: 郭婞淳; pinyin: Guō Xìngchún; born 26 November 1993) is a Taiwanese weightlifter of Amis descent.[1] She placed sixth at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the women's 58 kg and won bronze at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[2] Kuo won gold at the 2017 Summer Universiade and set a world record of 142 kg for the clean and jerk in her final lift.[3] Following her performance at the Universiade, Kuo was awarded the Order of Brilliant Star.[4]

Kuo Hsing-chun
Kuo Hsing-Chun 20170907.jpg
Personal information
National team  Chinese Taipei
Born (1993-11-26) 26 November 1993 (age 24)
Yilan, Taiwan
Years active 2011-
Height 1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lb)
Sport
Country  Republic of China
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) –58 kg
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Snatch: 108 kg (2013)
  • Clean & Jerk: 142 kg (2017)
  • Total: 249 kg (2017)
Kuo Hsing-chun (right) accepting souvenirs from President Tsai Ing-wen in August 2017

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