Boyanka Kostova Azerbaijan

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

10 May 1993

Height

1.5m

Weight

58kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 0

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WEIGHTLIFTING

Boyanka Kostova competed in WEIGHTLIFTING

Did you know?

  • Weightlifting was part of the very first Olympics in 1896 but it wasn’t until 2000 that women were allowed to compete at the Games.
  • Final placings are based on the total weight lifted in the two different lifts: the snatch and the clean & jerk.
  • The snatch involves lifting the weight above the head in one movement; the clean & jerk allows the weightlifter to raise the weight above the head in two movements.
  • Each lifter is allowed three attempts at the snatch and three attempts at the clean and jerk, with their best lift in each discipline counting towards their total.
  • When a tie occurs, the athlete with the lower bodyweight is declared the winner. There are 15 medal events in total.

Results for Boyanka Kostova

Date Event Rank Mark
30 Jul Women's 58kg Group A 5 233 kg

Head to Head

Boyanka Kostova vs Zoe Smith

Boyanka Kostova

Boyanka Kostova Azerbaijan flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results (kg)

233 Women's 58kg

Height

1.5m (4'11")

Weight

58kg

Age

21

Zoe Smith

Zoe Smith Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results (kg)

211 Women's 58kg

Height

1.59m (5'3")

Weight

60kg

Age

20

View the London 2012 medallist table