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Tan Kim Bee

Full name: Tan Kim Bee
Gender: Male
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: June 4, 1929
Died: November 2, 2015
Country: MAL Malaya
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Tan Kim Bee was of Peranakan Malaysian descent. He graduated as a mining engineer from Dunedin University under a federal scholarship in 1956. After graduation, Tan joined the Mines Department of Malaysia and retired as its Director General in 1984. His first international competition was the 1950 British Empire Games where he won a bronze medal as a light-heavyweight. Tan won another bronze at the 1958 Asian Games, adding a silver medal as a middle-heavyweight at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games. In addition to his 1956 Olympic appearance, where he was the Malayan flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony, Tan qualified for the 1960 Olympics, but his wife was expecting their first child, so he deferred and then retired from competition.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting Men's Middle-Heavyweight Malaya MAL 6

Men's Middle-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting Malaya MAL Final Standings 6 395.0
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting Malaya MAL Military Press 13 117.5
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting Malaya MAL Military Press Lift #1 AC 112.5 o
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting Malaya MAL Military Press Lift #2 AC 117.5 x
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting Malaya MAL Military Press Lift #3 AC 117.5 o
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting Malaya MAL Snatch 5 122.5
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting Malaya MAL Snatch Lift #1 AC 115.0 o
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting Malaya MAL Snatch Lift #2 AC 122.5 o
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting Malaya MAL Snatch Lift #3 AC 127.5 x
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting Malaya MAL Clean & Jerk 5T 155.0
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting Malaya MAL Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 150.0 o
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting Malaya MAL Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 155.0 o
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting Malaya MAL Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 160.0 x
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