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Weightlifting at the 2004 Athina Summer Games:

Women's Featherweight

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Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall, Nikaia
Date Started: August 15, 2004
Date Finished: August 15, 2004
Format: Total of best lifts in snatch and clean & jerk determined placement. Ties broken by lightest bodyweight.

Gold: THA Udomporn Polsak
Silver: INA Raema Lisa Rumbewas
Bronze: COL Mabel Mosquera

Summary

Thailand’s Udomporn Polsak had won the 2003 World Championships, defeating the 2002 champion, North Korean Ri Song-Hui. Polsak was helped when Ri went up in weight and competed as a lightweight in Athinai, as she had done at Sydney, winning silver medals in that class both times. Among the featherweights, Polsak was the class of the division, easily winning the gold medal with the best lift in both the snatch and clean & jerk. This made her the first Thai woman to win an Olympic gold medal. Silver medalist Raema Lisa Rumbewas of Indonesia had also won a silver medal at Sydney, as a flyweight. There were only eight competitors in this class in 2004.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal K
1 Udomporn Polsak 22 Thailand THA Gold 222.5
2 Raema Lisa Rumbewas 23 Indonesia INA Silver 210.0
3 Mabel Mosquera 35 Colombia COL Bronze 197.5
4 Marioara Munteanu 26 Romania ROU 190.0
5 Anastasiya Novikova 22 Belarus BLR 190.0
6 Dika Toua 20 Papua New Guinea PNG 177.5
7 Virginie Lachaume 24 France FRA 175.0
AC Thing Baijan Sanamacha Chanu 26 India IND [190.0] DQ