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Best athlete name - Ok Im Won

Writing a blog about the Olympic games you sometimes come across some interesting names, from different people around the world.
Today I came across “Ok Im Won” from North Korea. Unfortunately for her she only managed to win a bronze in her event - women’s judo 63kg division.
The longest name I have come across so [...]

11 years ago

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China continues its stream of gold medals with Chen Yanqing winning the women’s 58kg weightlifting. She lifted a total of 244kg.
Marina Shainova from Russia won the bronze medal with a total weight lift of 227kg.
O Jong-ae of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea had the same total weight of 226kg as Wandee Kameaim [...]

Thailand’s Prapawadee Jaroenrattanatarakoon won a gold medal in the women’s 53 kg weightlifting. She lifted a total of 221kg. Her 126kg in the clean and jerk set a new Olympic record.
Jinhee Yoon from Korea won the silver medal and Nastassia Novikava of Belarus won the bronze.