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Zhazira Zhapparkul (Kazakh: Жазира Әбдірахманқызы Жаппарқұл, Jaziyra Äbdirahmankızı Japparkul, born 22 December 1993 in Arys, Kazakhstan) is a Kazakh weightlifter who competes in the women's 69 kg weight category. She took silver medals at the 2014 and 2015 World Championships. She represented Kazakhstan at the 2016 Olympic Games, she placed second, winning the silver medal.

Zhazira Zhapparkul
Zhazira Zhapparkul 2016 stamp of Kazakhstan.jpg
Zhapparkul on a 2016 stamp of Kazakhstan
Personal information
Nationality Kazakh
Born (1993-12-22) 22 December 1993 (age 24)
Arys, Kazakhstan
Residence Shymkent, Kazakhstan
Height 1.55 m (5 ft 1 in) (2016)
Weight 69 kg (152 lb) (2016)
Sport
Country  Kazakhstan
Sport Olympic Weightlifting
Event(s) 69 kg
Coached by Alexey Ni (national)
Vyacheslav Nyu
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Snatch: 118 kg (2014)
  • Clean and jerk: 144 kg (2014)
  • Total: 262 kg (2014)
Updated on 10 August 2016.

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Personal lifeEdit

Zhazira is the sevents child in a large family. Since 2001 she started to practice weightlifting. Is now living and training in Shymkent.

CareerEdit

Zhazira won the gold medal in the Women's 63 kg weight class at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.

Zhazira achieved 118 kg in snatch and 144 kg in clean and jerk, winning a silver medal with a total of 262 kg, competing in the -69 kg class at the 2014 World Weightlifting Championships in front of her home crowd.[1]

In 2015, Zhapparkul moved to the 69 kg category. She won silver medal at the 2015 World Championships in Houston.

Zhapparkul competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, where she captured a silver medal in the 69 kg event.[2][3]

Major resultsEdit

Year Venue Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total Rank
1 2 3 Rank 1 2 3 Rank
Olympic Games
2016   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 69 kg 111 115 117 2 140 140 144 2 259  
World Championships
2011   Paris, France 69 kg 100 107 107 15 121 126 128 9 228 13
2013   Wrocław, Poland 69 kg 98 103 105 10 123 128 128 8 231 9
2014   Almaty, Kazakhstan 69 kg 113 118 118   140 144 144   262  
2015   Houston, United States 69 kg 112 116 120   140 140 147   256  
Asian Games
2014   Incheon, South Korea 75 kg 112 118 121 3 140 145 145 4 263 4
Junior World Championships
2011   Penang, Malaysia 69 kg 100 105 109   130 130 130 - - -
2012   Guatemala, Guatemala 69 kg 102 106 108   125 130 133   239  
2013   Lima, Peru 69 kg 100 105 110   127 135 140   240  
Asian Junior Championships
2012   Yangoon, Myanmar 69 kg 100 106 106 4 121 126 132   232  
Youth Olympic Games
2010   Singapore, Singapore 63 kg 87 87 90 2 107 115 - 1 205  

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ International Weigthlifiting Federation: 2014 IWF World Championships Results, iwf.net. Retrieved 16 November 2014
  2. ^ "RIO-2016: Kazakhstani weightlifter Zhazira Zhapparkul won Olympic silver medal". www.inform.kz. 11 August 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-16.
  3. ^ "Massimov congratulated Zhazira Zhapparkul on Olympic medal - Новости Казахстана". www.m.kazpravda.kz. 11 August 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-16.

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