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.
|Silver:||Raema Lisa Rumbewas|
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.
|2||Raema Lisa Rumbewas||23||Indonesia||INA||Silver||210.0|
|6||Dika Toua||20||Papua New Guinea||PNG||177.5|
|AC||Thing Baijan Sanamacha Chanu||26||India||IND||[190.0]||DQ|