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Rim Jong-sim (Korean pronunciation: [ɾim.dzʌŋ.ɕim] or [ɾim] [tsʌŋ.ɕim]; born 5 February 1993) is a North Korean weightlifter, two time Olympic Champion, Asian Games gold and bronze medalist, and Asian Champion competing in the 69 kg and 75 kg category until 2018 and 76 kg starting in 2018 after the International Weightlifting Federation reorganized the categories.[1]

Rim Jong-sim
Personal information
NationalityNorth Korean
Born (1993-02-05) 5 February 1993 (age 26)
Pyongyang, North Korea
Height1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight75.29 kg (166 lb)
Sport
CountryNorth Korea
SportWeightlifting
Event(s)–76 kg
Rim Jong-sim
Chosŏn'gŭl
림정심
Revised RomanizationIm Jeongsim
McCune–ReischauerRim Chŏngsim

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CareerEdit

She won the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics at the women's 69 kg event.[2][3] Four years later, she won the gold medal at the women's 75 kg event at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[4][5][6]

Major resultsEdit

Year Venue Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total Rank
1 2 3 Rank 1 2 3 Rank
Representing   North Korea
Olympic Games
2012   London, England 69 kg 111 115 117 1 142 146 146 1 261  
2016   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 75 kg 117 121 121 1 145 153 162 1 274  
World Championships
2010   Antalya, Turkey 63 kg 100 104 107 5 127 130 130 7 231 6
2014   Almaty, Kazakhstan 75 kg 115 120 123 4 147 153 156   276  
2015   Houston, United States 75 kg 120 125 128   150 155 157   280  
2018   Ashgabat, Turkmenistan 76 kg 115 119 121   145 150 153   269  
Asian Games
2010   Guangzhou, China 69 kg 100 103 103 3 126 129 129 4 232 4
2014   Incheon, South Korea 75 kg 118 122 122 4 146 153 154 3 271  
2018   Jakarta, Indonesia 75 kg 110 113 116 1 137 142 147 1 263  
Asian Championships
2019   Ningbo, China 76 kg 115 119 123 CWR   148 152 155   278 CWR  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ PDF listing of 2018 Group A world championship entrants in 76 kg
  2. ^ "Rim Jong-sim". London2012.com. Archived from the original on 8 December 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ Reuters. "Weightlifting: Rim extends North Korea's golden run". Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Jong Sim Rim". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 17 August 2016. Retrieved 12 August 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. ^ 2018 Asian Games profile
  6. ^ Reuters. "Gold at last for North Korea". Retrieved 14 December 2018.

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