Qiu Hongxia

Olympic athlete

1982 –


Who is Qiu Hongxia?

Qiu Hongxia is a Chinese weightlifter.

Qiu participated in the women's -53 kg class at the 2006 World Weightlifting Championships and won the gold medal, snatching 98 kg and clean and jerking an additional 128 kg for a total of 226 kg. With these lifts, she held the world records in the clean and jerk, and still holds one for the total in the women's 53 kg class.


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Feb 10, 1982

on July 23, 2013