Mercy Apondi Obiero Kenya

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

27 Aug 1978

Height

1.65m

Weight

68kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 0

Sport Guides

WEIGHTLIFTING

Mercy Apondi Obiero 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 Mercy Apondi Obiero

Date Event Rank Mark
1 Aug Women's 69kg Group B 13 181 kg

Head to Head

Mercy Apondi Obiero vs Natasha Perdue

Mercy Apondi Obiero

Mercy Apondi Obiero Kenya flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results (kg)

181 Women's 69kg

Height

1.65m (5'5")

Weight

68kg

Age

36

Natasha Perdue

Natasha Perdue Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results (kg)

205 Women's 69kg

Height

1.61m (5'3")

Weight

70kg

Age

39

View the London 2012 medallist table