Thailand wins gold medal in women’s 53kg weightlifting

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.


Best athlete name - Ok Im Won - August 13, 2008 @ 12:04 am

[...] The longest name I have come across so far is “Prapawadee Jaroenrattanatarakoon” from Thailand who won the women’s 53 kg weightlifting. [...]

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