Clementina Agricole

Clementina Ciana Agricole
Personal information
Born (1988-07-18) 18 July 1988
Weight 60.01 kg (132.3 lb)
Country  Seychelles
Sport Weightlifting
Team National team
Updated on 30 August 2016.

Clementina Ciana Agricole (born 18 July 1988) is a Seychellois female weightlifter, competing in the 58kg and 63 kg category and representing Seychelles at international competitions. She competed at world championships, including at the 2015 World Weightlifting Championships.[1] She won the bronze medal at the 2016 African Weightlifting Championships.[2]

She was the flag bearer at the 2014 Commonwealth Games Parade of Nations.


Agricole entered the 2010 Commonwealth Games which was held in Delhi, India, before the competition she had seen doctors about headaches she had been suffering, this was put down to migraines, in the competiton she suffered an elbow injury she still managed to finish in 4th place, during the competition she was still having bad headaches, but when in the games village she lost all her vision and blacked out, she was rushed to hospital where a scan showed a brain tumour, she had an operation and stayed in Delhi for another 45 days to help her recovery, she had another major operation in November 2011[3] then 12 months later she was declared fit to start weightlifting again, and entered the National Championships in November 2012.[4]

Since her return she came second at the 2013 Commonwealth Championships,[5] 4th at the 2014 Commonwealth Games,[6] and 26th at the 2015 World Weightlifting Championships.[7] Agricole did win three medals (one silver and 2 bronze) at the 2015 All-African Games held in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo.[8]


In 2014 she won the Seychelles Sportswoman of the Year Award for the second consecutive year, 11 years earlier she had won the Young Female Athlete of the Year Award,[9] and she has twice won the Seychelles Female Lifter of the Year in 2009 and 2013.[10]

Major results

Year Venue Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total Rank
World Championships
2015 United States Houston, United States 63 kg 818181301051081102319126
African Weightlifting Championships
2016 Cameroon Yaoundé, Cameroon 58 kg 77 80 803rd, bronze medalist(s)981011013rd, bronze medalist(s)1783rd, bronze medalist(s)


  1. "2015 Weightlifting World Championships - Clementina Ciana Agricole". Retrieved 23 June 2016.
  2. "2016 African Weightlifting Championships - Clementina Ciana Agricole". Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  3. "How Commonwealth Games literally saved the life of Clementina Agricole". Daily Teleraph. 2 August 2014. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  4. "Clementina Agricole happy to make long-awaited return to competition". Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  5. "2013 Commonwealth Championships". Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  6. "2014 Commonwealth Games". Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  7. "2015 Weightlifting World Championships - Clementina Ciana Agricole". Retrieved 23 June 2016.
  8. "32nd Sports Awards of the Year". Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  9. "Sportswoman of the Year 2013 Clementina Agricole". Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  10. "Top lifters honoured". Retrieved 16 October 2016.
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