Female Professionals Famous Female Weightlifters

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List of famous female weightlifters, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female weightlifters list contains the most prominent and top females known for being weightlifters. There are thousand of females working as weightlifters in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic weightlifters have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a weightlifter then the people below should give you inspiration.

List contains people like Anna Nurmukhambetova and Inmara Tibisay Henrriquez Gonzalez.

While this isn't a list of all female weightlifters, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female weightlifters?" and "Who are the best female weightlifters?"

Zhou Lulu

Zhou Lulu is a Chinese weightlifter. On November 13th, 2011, she won the gold medal in the women's super heavyweight category and set an aggregate world record of 328 kg in the snatch and clean and jerk in the world weightlifting championships in Paris, France. She won the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the women's +75 kg category with a total of 333 kg, a new world record. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 30

Birthplace: Yantai, China


Wang Mingjuan

Wang Mingjuan is a Chinese weghtlifter. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 33

Birthplace: Yongzhou, China

Christine Girard is a Canadian weightlifter from White Rock, British Columbia. She competes in the 63 kg division. Girard was the first Canadian female to win a medal in weightlifting when she won bronze at the 2012 London Olympics. She is also the reigning Commonwealth Games and Pan American Games champion in her weight class and has won multiple medals in each of those competitions. She holds the Commonwealth games record and the Pan-American Games record in the Clean and Jerk. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 34

Birthplace: Elliot Lake, Canada

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Luz Acosta

Luz Mercedes Acosta Valdez is a weightlifter who competes for Mexico. She made her olympic debut at the 2008 Summer Olympics, where she finished in 8th place. Later on she participated at the 2011 Pan American Games at Guadalajara, Mexico, where she won the bronze medal. In 2012 she qualified to participate at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, her second Olympic Games. She participated in the 63 kg category, finishing in 6th place. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 38

Birthplace: Guaymas, Mexico