Summary of Olympic Weightlifting Finals  Women's 59 kgs in Tokyo 2020
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4:33 AM2 months ago

The competition is over and the positions are as follows

1- Hsing-Chun Kuo (TPE) 236 kgs OR 

2- Polina Guryeva (TKM) 217 kgs

3- Mikiko Andoh (JPN) 214 kgs

4- Dora Tchakounte (FRA) 213 kgs

5- Thi Duyen Hoang (VIE) 208 kgs

6- Yusleidy Figueroa (VEN) 206 kgs

7- Izabella Yaylyan (ARM) 205 kgs

8- Zoe Smith (GBR) 200 kgs

4:29 AM2 months ago

141 kgs attempted by Hsing-Chun Kuo

The champion tried to break her own record in the clean and jerk, which stands at 140 kgs, but failed in her attempt. She still becomes Olympic champion and achieved the three Olympic records. 103 kgs in snatch, 133 kgs in clean and jerk and 236 kgs in total.
4:25 AM2 months ago

A weightlifting beast

Champion Hsing-Chun Kuo successfully lifted 133 kgs. Will she go for the world record?
4:24 AM2 months ago

Yusleidy could not

The Venezuelan tried to lift 125 kgs to get into the bronze medal, but finally she could not and she gets her first mark of 115 kgs and gets an Olympic diploma, the first for Venezuela.
4:22 AM2 months ago

To the platform the champion

Hsing-Chun Kuo comfortably lifts 125 kgs and practically secures the gold.
4:20 AM2 months ago

Polina's last attempt

Turkmenistan representative successfully lifts 121 kgs the youngest athlete in the competition
4:19 AM2 months ago

Mikiko Andoh makes 120 kgs.

Japanese woman achieves the 120 kgs mark on her third attempt
4:17 AM2 months ago

Failure on second attempt

Venezuela's Yusleidy Figueroa failed in her second attempt at 120 kgs, as did Japan's Mikiko Andoh and France's Dora Tchakounte, who failed in their attempts.
4:15 AM2 months ago

Zoe Smith's participation ends

The British woman could not lift the 119 kgs and leaves with the initial mark of 113 kgs.
4:12 AM2 months ago

Polina continues to advance

Turkmenistan representative successfully achieves 119 kgs mark
4:11 AM2 months ago

Correct survey

The Frenchwoman Dora Tchakounte got the lift at 117 kgs, while the Briton moved up in weight in order to get a little more execution time.
4:07 AM2 months ago

Zoe Smith could not

The British woman failed in her second attempt where she expected to lift 116 kgs, now she will have to come again in two minutes to try to lift the same weight.
4:05 AM2 months ago

Polina's turn

The representative of Turkmenistan successfully lifts her first attempt at 116 kg.
4:04 AM2 months ago

Mikiko Andoh

The Japanese woman successfully lifted her first attempt at 116 kg.
4:03 AM2 months ago

Izabella Yaylyan is out again.

The representative of Armenia, ends her participation after failing to lift 115kgs in her third attempt.
4:02 AM2 months ago

Ruling for the representative of Armenia

Izabella Yaylyan failed in her second attempt, where the weight was 115 kgs.
4:01 AM2 months ago

Turn of Venezuelan Yusleidy Figueroa

The Venezuelan starts with 115 kgs and achieves it, and takes first place momentarily.
3:58 AM2 months ago

Thi Duyen Hoang's turn

Vietnamese woman successfully lifts 113 kgs.
3:56 AM2 months ago

Zoe Smith's turn

The British woman starts with 113 kgs, who achieves the lift with some difficulty.
3:55 AM2 months ago

Dora Tchakounte's turn

Frenchwoman starts at 112 kgs and successfully lifts
3:54 AM2 months ago

The clean and jerk begins

The first to step onto the platform is Armenia's Izabella Yaylyan who successfully lifts 110 kgs.
3:49 AM2 months ago

Weight request for the clean and jerk

Zoe Smith - 110 kgs

Izabella Yaylyan - 110 kgs

Dora Tchakounte - 112 kgs

Thi Duyen Hoang - 113 kgs

Polina Guryeva - 115 kgs

Yusleidy Figueroa - 115 kgs

Mikiko Andoh - 120 kgs

Hsing-Chun Kuo - 130 kgs

3:45 AM2 months ago

End of snatch

1 - Hsing-Chun Kuo 103 kgs OR

2 - Dora Tchakounte 96 kgs 

3- Polina Guryeva 96 kgs

4- Thi Duyen Hoang 95 kgs

5- Izabella Yaylyan 95 kgs

6- Mikiko Andoh 94 kgs

7- Sabine Kusterer 91 kgs (Group B)

8- Yusleidy Figueroa 91 kgs 

9- Tali Darsigny 90 kgs (Group B)

10- Zoe Smith 87 kgs

- María Escobar (No mark) 

3:38 AM2 months ago


Upon review of Hsing-Chun Kuo's second lift, it has been invalidated. She returned to the platform with 103 kgs, which he lifted again smoothly.
3:35 AM2 months ago

103 kgs for her second attempt

Only Hsing-Chun Kuo, who comfortably lifts 103 kgs, is left in the competition.
3:33 AM2 months ago

The champion, without a fuss

Hsing-Chun Kuo easily lifts 100 kgs on his first attempt
3:31 AM2 months ago

She failed on his third attempt Vietnam

Vietnam representative fails in the 98 kgs deadlift in what was her third attempt.
3:30 AM2 months ago

She could with the third attempt

Polina Guryeva lifts the 96 kgs on her third attempt
3:28 AM2 months ago

Francia and Turkmenistán

The athlete from France successfully lifted her second attempt with 96 kgs, while the representative of Turkmenistan failed in her attempt.
3:26 AM2 months ago

Definitely could not

The participation of the Ecuadorian athlete, who will not be able to continue for the clean and jerk, due to her failure to make a mark in the snatch, comes to an end.
3:24 AM2 months ago

Bad luck

Ecuadorian Maria Escobar, failed to lift 95 kgs in her second attempt and must lift in her third attempt if she wants to continue in the competition.
3:22 AM2 months ago

Correct lifting

The representative of Armenia, successfully lifted her second attempt in 95 kgs.
3:21 AM2 months ago


A review of the Vietnam representative's survey was conducted, and finally the judges found it to be wrong.
3:19 AM2 months ago

Thi Duyen Hoang

Vietnamese woman successfully lifts 95 kgs.
3:18 AM2 months ago

Turn for the Ecuadorian

Failed in her first attempt with 95 kgs María Escobar
3:17 AM2 months ago

Mikiko Andoh

Successfully lifted 94 kgs on his second attempt.
3:16 AM2 months ago

Correct surveys

The Japanese with 92 kgs and the Frenchwoman and the Turkmenistan representative with 93 kgs have successfully performed their lifts.
3:14 AM2 months ago

Yusleidy's performance ends

The Venezuelan successfully lifted the 91 kgs and finishes the snatch with that mark.
3:12 AM2 months ago

Zoe Smith's participation in snatch ends

The British woman fails in her third attempt at 91 kgs and is left with a mark of 86 kgs.
3:11 AM2 months ago

Correct lifting

Armenian Izabella Yaylyan lifts 90 kgs on her first attempt and is already in first place momentarily.
3:09 AM2 months ago


The Venezuelan woman climbs to first place momentarily after winning the 88 kgs. lift
3:08 AM2 months ago

Failure on first attempt

Venezuelan Yusleidy Figueroa fails in her first attempt at 88 kgs.
3:07 AM2 months ago

Correct lifting

Zoe Smith lifts the 87 kgs on the second attempt.
3:05 AM2 months ago

No pudo

First failed attempt for Zoe Smith and she must return to the platform in 2 minutes.
3:04 AM2 months ago

Competition kicks off

Finally, the first to step onto the platform is the British Zoe Smith with 87 kgs.
2:57 AM2 months ago

Not far to go

Only 5 minutes left until the start of the competition.
2:55 AM2 months ago


Remind all our readers that the mark set today will be an Olympic record, since it is the first time that this 59 kg category is presented at the Olympic Games.
2:52 AM2 months ago

Yusleidy Figueroa

We will see if the Venezuelan finally decides to start at 85kgs or increase her weight and speculate a little on her rivals.
2:50 AM2 months ago

Competition begins

The first to be called to the platform is the Venezuelan Yusleidy Figueroa, who has asked to start at 85 kg.
2:03 AM2 months ago

Good morning

Less than an hour to go before the competitors take to the International Forum in Tokyo to give their all for the medal race.
5:45 PM2 months ago

See you on VAVEL

At 8:50 we will see if Hsing-Chun KUO becomes the Olympic champion and sets the new records that do not exist, because it is a category that debuts in the Olympic Games.
5:40 PM2 months ago

The favorite

The great favorite in this competition is the holder of all the world records, the representative of China Taipei, Hsing-Chun KUO. The rest of the competitors will fight for the other two medals.
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5:35 PM2 months ago

World record in total

The total record is also held by the representative of China Taipei Hsing-Chun KUO with a mark of 247 kilograms set on April 19, 2021.
5:30 PM2 months ago

World record clean and jerk

In the clean and jerk, the mark is also held by the representative of China Taipei Hsing-Chun KUO, with a mark of 140 kilograms, set on September 21, 2019.
5:25 PM2 months ago

World Record Snatch

In the snatch, the record is held by Hsing-Chun KUO of China Taipei, set on April 19, 2021, with a mark of 110 kilograms.
5:20 PM2 months ago

Representatives from the Asian continent

Mikiko Andoh is the local representative of the competition, Polina Guryeva representing Turkmenistan, Thi Duyen Hoang representing Vietnam and Hsing-Chun KUO representing China Taipei.
5:15 PM2 months ago

Representation of the Americas

Yusleidy Figueroa representing Venezuela and María Alexandra Escobar representing Ecuador.
5:10 PM2 months ago

Representatives from Europe

Zoe Smith, representative of Great Britain and Dora Tchakounte, representative of France.
5:05 PM2 months ago

Competition venue

The competition will be held at the Tokyo International Forum
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5:00 PM2 months ago


Good morning to all VAVEL readers! Welcome to the live broadcast of the weightlifting competition in the women's 59kg weightlifting category, part of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The competition will take place at 8:50 a.m. at the Tokyo International Forum.