Name:Chen Weiqiang Gender: male Date of birth:1958-06-07 Place of birth:Dongguan, Guangdong Province Sport:Weightlifting
  • Sports career:
    Began weightlifting training in a spare-time sports school in Guangdong Gymnasium in 1972. Joined the Guangdong provincial team in 1974.

    Honours:
    1979 - Selected one of National Top Ten Athletes
    Thrice awarded National Sports Medal of Honour by the State Physical Culture and Sports Commission
  • High performances:
    1982 Asian Games - 1st 60kg snatch & total
    1984 World Championships - 1st snatch, total
    1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games - 1st 60kg total