|Role Olympic athlete|
|Name Prapawadee Jaroenrattanatarakoon|
Olympic medals Weightlifting at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's 53 kg
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Prapawadee Jaroenrattanatarakoon (Thai: ประภาวดี เจริญรัตนธารากูล; rtgs: Praphawadi Charoenrattanatharakun) (b. Junpim Kuntatean, Thai: จันทร์พิมพ์ กันทะเตียน; rtgs: Chanphim Kanthatian, also transliterated Chanpim Kantatian May 29, 1984) is a weightlifter from Thailand.
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- Major results
At the 2005 World Weightlifting Championships she won the silver medal in the 53 kg category, lifting a total of 223 kg (491.6 lbs). At the 2006 University World Championships she won the gold medal in the 53 kg category.
During the 2007 World Weightlifting Championships she suffered an elbow injury, and had to rest for three months.
She won the women's 53 kg class at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. She changed her name in 2007 on the advice of a fortune teller who said it would improve her chances of winning the Olympics. Her name was so long that it was listed as "J" on the digital scoreboard during the Beijing Games.
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She competed at world championships, most recently at the 2009 World Weightlifting Championships.