LYU Xiaojun

27 Jul 1984
37
Male
HUBEI
 
People's Republic of China
BEIJING
 
People's Republic of China

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
WLF Weightlifting Men's 81kg 1 Gold Medal

Records

Record Event Mark Date Location
WR Men's 81kg 378 kg 22 September, 2019 Pattaya (THA)

Schedule

Change
Start Time Location Event Status
Tokyo International Forum
Finished

Biographical Information

Highlights

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Olympic Games
YearLocation77kg - Total
2016Rio de Janeiro, BRA2nd (379)
2012London, GBR1st (379)

World Championships
YearLocation77kg - Total77kg - Snatch77kg - C&J81kg - Total81kg - Snatch81kg - C&J
2019Pattaya, THA---1st (378)1st (171)1st (207)
2018Ashgabat, TKM---1st (374)2nd (172)2nd (202)
2015Houston, TX, USA(---)1st (175)(---)---
2013Wroclaw, POL1st (380)1st (176)1st (204)---
2011Paris, FRA1st (375)1st (170)2nd (205)---
2010Antalya, TUR2nd (370)2nd (170)1st (200)---
2009Goyang, KOR1st (378)1st (174)2nd (204)---

Asian Championships
YearLocation81kg - Total81kg - Snatch81kg - C&J
2020Tashkent, UZB1st (373)2nd (174)1st (199)
2019Ningbo, CHN(---)(---)(---)


Legend
C&J - Clean & Jerk, (---) - no valid result, DSQ - Disqualified
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Watching movies. (Weibo profile, 01 Dec 2020)
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Athlete
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Beijing Sport University, People's Republic of China
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Wife Guo Xiyan, two daughters
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Mandarin
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Tianjin [People's Republic of China]
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Yu Jie [national], CHN
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His wife Guo Xiyan has represented the People's Republic of China in weightlifting, claiming bronze in the women's 63kg clean and jerk competition at the 2009 World Championships in Goyang, Republic of Korea. (SportsDeskOnline, 12 Jul 2018; cctv.com, 26 Nov 2011)
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He sustained an injury to his waist area during the 2019 World Championships in Pattaya, Thailand. (sports.sina.com.cn, 24 Sep 2019)

He was forced to withdraw from the 2019 Asian Championships in Ningbo, People's Republic of China, due to an injury he sustained in training. (sports.sina.com.cn, 23 Apr 2019)

He suffered shoulder and back injuries in 2005. (2012.qq.com, 02 Aug 2012)
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He took up the sport in 1998 in Qianjiang, People's Republic of China. (hbtv.com.cn, 02 Aug 2012)
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His sports coach at school got him involved in the sport. He had competed in sprinting before taking up weightlifting. "I think my background in sprinting contributes to my explosiveness on stage when I'm lifting." (olympic.org, 02 May 2016; 2012.qq.com, 02 Aug 2012)
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To win a gold medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (barbend.com, 19 Feb 2021)
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Coach Yu Jie. (we.sportscn.com, 02 Aug 2012)
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He believes the singlet he wore at the 2012 Olympic Games in London brings him luck. (olympic.org, 02 May 2016)
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In 2015 and 2017 he was presented with the Sports Medal of Honour by the General Administration of Sport of China. (sport.gov.cn, 04 Jan 2017; sports.enorth.com.cn, 30 Jan 2015)

In 2012 he was named one of the Ten Outstanding Youth Athletes of Hubei in the People's Republic of China. (2012.163.com, 09 Aug 2012)

In 2011 he was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (51wf.com, 27 Apr 2011)

In 2009 he was named Male Weightlifter of the Year by World Weightlifting Magazine. (qbaobei.com, 30 Jul 2012)
Legend
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Gold Medal
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Gold Medal Event
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Silver Medal Event
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Bronze Medal Event
WR:
World Record
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