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Zhazira Zhapparkul (Kazakh: Жазира Әбдірахманқызы Жаппарқұл, born 22 December 1993 in Arys, Kazakhstan) is a Kazakh weightlifter who competes in the women's 69 kg weight category. She represented Kazakhstan at the 2016 Olympic Games.

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

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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]

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
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

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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