Jang Mi -ran is weightlifter since the age of 14. The 1,80 m tall athlete weighs about 130 kg; According to the organizers of the 2008 Summer Olympics weighed the 1.71 m tall athlete at that time approximately 117 kg. Under their coach Yeom Dongchul they already grew into the world-class at age 18. Bad luck they had in the 2004 Olympics in Athens. After tearing it amounted to 7.5 kg before the Chinese Tang Gonghong, which they do with a special performance in pushing yet overhauled. However, the attempt by the Chinese was not quite correct, because these did not make it, as prescribed in the regulations to provide the feet with the weight held above the head parallel to each other. The judges appreciated the attempt by the Chinese still valid, and Jang had to be satisfied with the silver medal. In 2006, she scored at an event in South Korea Wonju with 318 kg a new world record in the total.
Jang Mi -ran was in each world champion in a duel in 2006 in Santo Domingo and 2007 in Chiang Mai / Thailand. She hit it both times the Chinese Mu Shuangshuang. Achieved in 2006 both athletes in a duel 314 kg and 319 kg in 2007. Jang won each due to their lower body weight.
International success / Mehrkampf
(OS = Olympic Games, WM = World Championship, BW = body weight)
- 2001, 3rd place, Jun- World Championships in Thessaloniki, over 75 kg, 250 kg, behind Cheryl Haworth, USA, 275 kg and Viktoria Varga, Hungary, 260 kg
- 2003 5th Place, WM in Vancouver, over 75 kg body weight, with 272.5 kg, behind Ding Meiyuan, China, 300 kg Albina Komitsch, Russia, 290 kg, Olha Korobka, Ukraine, 277.5 kg and Viktoria Varga, Hungary, 272.5 kg;
- 2004, Silver Medal, OS in Athens, over 75 kg body weight, with 302.5 kg, behind Tang Gonghong, China, 305 kg, and before Agata Wrobel, Poland, 290 kg;
- 2005, 1st place, World Cup in Doha, S, with 300 kg before Shuangshuang Mu, China, 300 kg and Cheryl Haworth, 287.5 kg:
- 2006 1st place, three countries fight South Korea - China - Japan in Wonju / South Korea, more than 75 kg, 318 kg ( world record)
- 2006, 2nd Place, Asian Games in Doha, over 75 kg, 313 kg ( 135 kg/178 lbs), behind Mu Shuangshuang, 317 kg (139 kg/178 lbs) and Moontar Annipa, Thailand, 265 kg ( 117 kg / 148 kg);
- 2006 1st place, World Cup in Santo Domingo, over 75 kg, 314 kg ( 135 kg/179 lbs), before Shuangshuang Mu, China, 314 kg (136 kg/178 lbs) and Olha Korobka, Ukraine, 284 kg (127 kg/157 lbs);
- 2007 1st place, World Championships in Chiang Mai / Thailand, over 75 kg, 319 kg ( 138 kg/181 lbs), before Mu Shuangshuang, 319 kg (139 kg/180 lbs) and Olha Korobka, 281 kg ( 126 kg/155 kg)
- 2008, Gold Medal OS in Beijing, more than 75 kg, 326 kg ( world record) (140 kg/186 lbs) before Olha Korobka, Ukraine, 277 kg and Marija Grabowezkaja, Kazakhstan, 270 kg
Medals individual disciplines
( in the Olympics no World Championship medals will be awarded more )
- World Championship gold medal: 2005, slotting, 172 kg in 2006, pushing, 179 kg, 2007 Put, 181 kg
- World Championship silver medal: 2005, Snatch, 128 kg, 2006, Snatch, 135 kg, 2007, Snatch, 138 kg
- World Cup Bronze Medal: 2003, pushing, 157.5 kg
( Heavyweight, over 75 kg body weight achieved )
With their performance at the Summer Olympic Games on August 16, 2008, she presented three world records at the same time constitute Olympic records:
Previously, she had held with 138 kg of 22 May 2005 to 5 December 2006 was a world record in the snatch, which the Chinese Mu Shuangshuang improved on 6 December 2006 by 1 kg. Your old duel world record of 318 kg had on 22 May 2005 to 25 September 2007 Balance; also improved the record Mu Shuangshuang by 1 kg.
The world record in the snatch has been since September 2010 by Tatiana Kashirina seven times improves on currently ( March 2013 ), 151 kg, achieved in the Olympic Games in London on 5 August 2012.
The Weltrokord in pushing increased Jang even 28 November 2009 1 kg and lost him on 9 November 2012 the Chinese Suping Meng 188 kg ( as of March 2013).
The duel world record was increased on 13 November 2011 by the Chinese Zhou Lulu to 328 kg, and at the Olympic Games in London August 5, 2012, first of Kashirina to 332 kg, and thereafter from Zhou to 333 kg improved (as of March 2013 ).