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Li Fabin
Personal information
Nationality Chinese
Born January 15, 1993 (1993-01-15) (age 28)
Nan'an, Quanzhou, Fujian, China
Height 1.60 m
Weight 60.80 kg
Sport
Country China
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) –61 kg
Club Fujian Province
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Snatch: 145 kg (2019. CWR)
  • Clean & Jerk: 173 kg (2019)
  • Total: 318 kg (2019, CWR)

Li Fabin (Chinese: 李发彬; born 15 January 1993) is a Chinese weightlifter, World Champion, and three time Asian Champion competing in the 56 kg division until 2018 and 61 kg starting in 2018 after the International Weightlifting Federation reorganized the categories.

Career

He competed at the 2018 World Championships in the newly created 61 kg category, winning a silver medal in the snatch and in the total. He competed at the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championships in the 61 kg division winning gold medals in all lifts.

In 2021, he won the gold medal in the men's 61 kg event at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Major results

Year Venue Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total Rank
1 2 3 Rank 1 2 3 Rank
Olympic Games
2021 Japan Tokyo, Japan 61 kg 137 137 141 1 166 172 OR 178 1 313 OR 1
World Championships
2014 Kazakhstan Almaty, Kazakhstan 56 kg 130 134 135 2 157 162 162 4 291 4
2018 Turkmenistan Ashgabat, Turkmenistan 61 kg 133 138 142 2 160 165 168 4 310 2
2019 Thailand Pattaya, Thailand 61 kg 138 141 145 CWR 1 168 173 175 1 318 CWR 1
Asian Championships
2012 South Korea Pyeongtaek, South Korea 56 kg 121 125 126 1 150 153 155 3 279 1
2016 Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan 56 kg 121 126 126 2 142 147 147 4 273 3
2017 Turkmenistan Ashgabat, Turkmenistan 56 kg 123 123 125 2 145 145 149 2 272 2
2019 People's Republic of China Ningbo, China 61 kg 137 141 141 1 167 171 175 1 312 1
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