Participants

Loa Dika TOUA

Loa Dika TOUA
    Weightlifting
Birth Date:  23 Jun 1984
Place of Birth:  Port Moresby
Country of birth:  PNG
Age:  33
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  156
Weight (Kg):  53

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
WLF Weightlifting Women's 53kg 2 Silver

Loa Dika TOUA - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Fri, 6 Apr 9:30
Gold Medal Event Women's 53kg Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
Year Location Event Rank Snatch Clean & Jerk Result
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 53kg 1 82 111 193
2006 Melbourne, AUS Women's 53kg 2 78 103 181
2002 Manchester, ENG Women's 48kg - Clean & Jerk 4 - - 75
2002 Manchester, ENG Women's 48kg - Combined --- - - ---
2002 Manchester, ENG Women's 48kg - Snatch --- - - ---

Olympic Games
Year Location Event Rank Snatch Clean & Jerk Result
2012 London, GBR Women's 53kg 12 79 95 174
2008 Beijing, CHN Women's 53kg 7 80 104 184
2004 Athens, GRE Women's 53kg 6 75 102.5 177.5

Commonwealth Championships
Year Location Event Rank Snatch Clean & Jerk Result
2017 Gold Coast, AUS Women's 53kg 3 81 104 185
2015 Pune, IND Women's 53kg 2 77 100 177
2013 Penang, MAS Women's 53kg 6 73 90 163
2012 Apia, SAM Women's 53kg 1 80 102 182
2005 Melbourne, AUS Women's 53kg 1 81 110 191
2004 Malta Women's 53kg 1 70 97.5 167.5

World Championships
Year Location Event Rank Snatch Clean & Jerk Result
2015 Houston, USA Women's 53kg 20 80 103 183
2007 Chiang Mai, THA Women's 53kg 22 74 101 175
2005 Doha, QAT Women's 53kg --- 79 --- ---
2003 Vancouver, CAN Women's 53kg 21 70 92.5 162.5

Languages spoken: English, Hiri Motu, Tok Pisin
Coach: CLUB: Paul COFFA (AUS) (youtube.com, Jan 2017)
Sporting relatives: Her sister Thelma won weightlifting gold (2016) and a silver (2015) for Papua New Guinea at the Commonwealth Championships. Her sister Konio represented PNG in weightlifting as a junior. (loopping.com, 8 Jul 2015)
Additional information

OLYMPIC FIRST
Women's weightlifting was introduced at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games and TOUA was the first woman to lift a weight in competition at an Olympic Games. (upclosed.com, 2017)

GOLD EVENTUALLY
TOUA won gold in the 53kg category at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games after the disqualification of Chika Amalaha (NIG) for doping. (insidethegames.biz/articles, 9 August 2014)


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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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