Participants

Mona PRETORIUS

Mona PRETORIUS
    Weightlifting
Birth Date:  12 Aug 1988
Place of Birth:  PORT ELIZABETH
Country of birth:  RSA
Age:  29
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  163
Weight (Kg):  63

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
WLF Weightlifting Women's 63kg 3 Bronze

Mona PRETORIUS - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sat, 7 Apr 14:00
Gold Medal Event Women's 63kg Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
Year Location Event Rank Snatch Clean & Jerk Result
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 63kg --- --- --- ---
2010 Delhi, IND Women's 58kg --- 76 --- ---
2006 Melbourne, AUS Women's 58kg 5 75 95 170

Commonwealth Championships
Year Location Event Rank Snatch Clean & Jerk Result
2016 Penang, MAS Women's 63kg 1 84 110 194
2013 Penang, MAS Women's 63kg 4 83 100 183
2011 Cape Town, RSA Women's 69kg 3 77 103 180
2009 Penang, MAS Women's 58kg 2 78 97 175

World Championships
Year Location Event Rank Snatch Clean & Jerk Result
2017 Anaheim, USA Women's 63kg 13 88 112 200

Hobbies: She is a big boxing fan and also likes mixed martial arts. (barbend.com, 12 Apr 2017)
Occupation: Athlete, weightlifting coach at Draak Weightlifting, owner at CrossFit ECX (Facebook, 16 Jul 2017)
Education: Sports psychology (Hons) at Nelson Mandela Met University, SA; sports psychology (PhD) at University of Texas, USA
Languages spoken: Afrikaans, English
Other sports: Finished third at the 2013 CrossFit Games Africa Regional and is a six-time karate world champion. (games.crossfit.com, Apr 2016; barbend.com, 12 Apr 2017)
Reason: “I have been lifting since I was 12 years old. I was a world champion in karate and my dad wanted me to do something to become more explosive. At 16, I represented South Africa at the Commonwealth Championships, and I was going to a lot of training camps, and we were realising I was good at weightlifting. My dad always said it’s better to be a master of one, instead of a jack of all trades. That is when I switched over to Olympic weightlifting full-time.? (barbend.com, 12 Apr 2017)
Ambition: "I want to compete at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.? (barbend.com, 12 Apr 2017)
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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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