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Tiger Tan

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHowe Liang "Tiger"•Tan
Used nameTiger•Tan
Original name浩亮•陈
Born5 May 1933 in Shantou, Guangdong (CHN)
Measurements160 cm / 65-74 kg
AffiliationsEvergreen Club, Singapore (SGP)
NOC Malaysia Singapore

Biography

Howe Liang “Tiger” Tan had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1960 Olympics Lightweight class (380.0 kg); 1st in the 1958 Asian Games Middleweight class. He set one middleweight total world record in 1958.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1956 Summer Olympics Weightlifting SGP Tiger Tan
Lightweight, Men (Olympic) 9
1960 Summer Olympics Weightlifting SGP Tiger Tan
Lightweight, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
1964 Summer Olympics Weightlifting MAS Tiger Tan
Middleweight, Men (Olympic) 11

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