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QUARTON Emily Beth

Nationality Canada Flag CAN Canada
Birth Date 09/08/1984
Gender Women
Height (m / in)  
Weight (kg / lbs) 58/128
Events Inscribed   Weightlifting Women's 58 kg Clean&Jerk
Weightlifting Women's 58 kg
Weightlifting Women's 58 kg Snatch
Medals Won SILVER Medal SILVER -  Women's 58 kg

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
18 Mar
EXW Women's 58 kg
Group A
Canada Flag CAN  - QUARTON Emily Beth (2) 178 Completed

Place Of Birth Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Residence Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Marital Status Single
Occupation Gymnastics coach
International Debut 2003
Coach Simon Demers-Marcil
Influential Person Her parents
Idol Catroina Lemay-Doan (Canadian speed skater)
Recent Results Canadian Championships (Regina, Saskatchewan, May-2005)
3rd in the 63kg class
Snatch - 75kg, Clean & Jerk - 97.5kg, Total - 172.5kg

8th Weightlifting University World Cup (Villeneuve, France, 2005)
6th in the 63kg class
Snatch - 77kg, Clean & Jerk - 103kg, Total - 180kg
Games History
has not competed
Games History
has not competed
Injuries None
Other Emily trains as an Olympic-style weightlifter five to six times a week and coaches gymnastics ten to twelve hours a week - she describes herself as seldom in the bleachers and often in the game.

In January 2001, she won a gold medal at the Junior Canadian Weightlifting Championships in Winnipeg, followed by a silver at the Western Canadian Weightlifting Championships. She also received the award for the Best Junior Female Lifter at that event.

Although she always enjoyed training as a gymnast, she never liked competing. Her gymnastics coach and a friend persuaded her to try Olympic Style Weightlifting, and although reluctant at first, gave it a go and went in her first competition a few months later.

She has also been named the Yukon Weightlifting Athlete of the year and received a Yukon Government Award of Excellence for her gold medal at the Junior National Weightlifting Competition.

Emily is hoping to gain international competition experience at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games and make some personal best lifts. Beyond Melbourne she is aiming to compete in the 2007 Pan Am Games.

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