asia Famous Weightlifters from China

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List of notable or famous weightlifters from China, with bios and photos, including the top weightlifters born in China and even some popular weightlifters who immigrated to China. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Chinese weightlifters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These weightlifters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known weightlifter from China is included when available.

People include everything from Lu Haojie to Mingjuan Wang.

This historic weightlifters from China list can help answer the questions "Who are some Chinese weightlifters of note?" and "Who are the most famous weightlifters from China?" These prominent weightlifters of China may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Chinese weightlifters.

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Jie Zhang

Zhang Jie is a male Chinese weightlifter. ...more

Age: 28

Birthplace: Fujian, China

Profession: Weightlifter


Zhou Jun

Zhou Jun is a Chinese weightlifter who competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Women's 53 kg. She failed all her three attempts and was not placed. She won the bronze medal in the women's 58 kg class at the 2012 Asian Weightlifting Championships. ...more

Age: 20

Birthplace: Hubei, China

Profession: Weightlifter


Li Xueying

Li Xueying is a Chinese weightlifter. She won gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics by lifting 108 kg and 138 kg on snatch and clean & jerk, respectively, with a total weight lifted of 246 kg, setting a new Olympic record in both snatch and total weight lifted. ...more

Age: 25

Birthplace: Henan, China

Profession: Weightlifter


Lu Haojie

Lu Haojie is a Chinese weightlifter. He competed for China at the 2012 Summer Olympics. At the 2012 Chinese National Games, Lu Haojie posted 175 kg in the snatch, and went on win the National Games, placing ahead of Lu Xiaojun. He won the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's 77 kg ...more

Age: 25

Birthplace: Jiangsu, China

Profession: Weightlifter