Simplice Ribouem
Personal information
NationalityAustralian
Born (1982-12-05) 5 December 1982 (age 38)
Douala, Cameroon
Height173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight94 kg (14.8 st; 207 lb)
Sport
Country Australia
SportWeightlifting

Simplice Ribouem (born 5 December 1982)[1] is a Cameroon-born Olympian weightlifter who competed for Cameroon up to 2006, and for Australia from 2009. He finished 13th in the 94kg event at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[2]

Ribouem won bronze for Cameroon in the 85kg event at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. He was an Australian gold medallist at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, winning a gold medal in the 85kg event. Ribouem did not medal in the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships – Men's 94 kg. He won silver competing for Australia at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Ribouem won a silver at the 2016 Oceania Weightlifting Championships.

Results

Year Event Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total (kg) Rank
2009 Oceania and South Pacific Championships 85 kg 151 190 341 1
2009 World Championships 85 kg 146 187 333 15
2010 Oceania Championships 94 kg 152 191 343 1
2010 Commonwealth Games 85 kg 150 183 333 1
2011 Oceania Championships 94 kg 153 181 334 1
2011 World Championships 94 kg 150 190 340 26
2013 Commonwealth Championships 94 kg 150 187 337 3
2014 Oceania Championships 94 kg 152 197 349 2
2014 Commonwealth Games 94 kg 153 196 349 2
2016 Oceania Championships 94 kg 150 185 335 2
2016 Olympic Games 94 kg 155 185 340 13

References

  1. ^ "Simplice Ribouem". International Weightlifting Federation. Retrieved 1 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Simplice Ribouem". rio2016.olympics.com.au. Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 7 August 2016.