Weightlifting
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
VenueExCeL London
Dates28 July - 7 August 2012
Competitors260
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Weightlifting competitions at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London were held from 28 July to 7 August in the ExCeL venue. Fifteen gold medals were awarded and 260 athletes took part (156 men and 104 women).[1]

Events

15 sets of medals were awarded in the following events:

  • 56 kg Men
  • 62 kg Men
  • 69 kg Men
  • 77 kg Men
  • 85 kg Men
  • 94 kg Men
  • 105 kg Men
  • +105 kg Men
  • 48 kg Women
  • 53 kg Women
  • 58 kg Women
  • 63 kg Women
  • 69 kg Women
  • 75 kg Women
  • +75 kg Women

Qualification

Further information: Weightlifting at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Qualification

Medal summary

The results of the 2012 Olympic weightlifting competition have been significantly revised after doping was uncovered through retests of samples from these Games.

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 China5207
2 Iran3205
3 North Korea3025
4 Poland1113
5 Canada1001
 Chinese Taipei1001
 Spain1001
8 Indonesia0213
9 Colombia0112
 Egypt0112
 Russia0112
 South Korea0112
 Thailand0112
14 Bulgaria0101
 Japan0101
 Kazakhstan0101
17 Cameroon0011
 Cuba0011
 Mexico0011
 Ukraine0011
 Uzbekistan0011
 Vietnam0011
Totals (22 nations)15151545

Men's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
56 kg
details [a]
Om Yun-chol
 North Korea
Wu Jingbiao
 China
Trần Lê Quốc Toàn
 Vietnam
62 kg
details
Kim Un-guk
 North Korea
Óscar Figueroa
 Colombia
Eko Yuli Irawan
 Indonesia
69 kg
details [b]
Lin Qingfeng
 China
Triyatno
 Indonesia
Kim Myong-hyok
 North Korea
77 kg
details
Lü Xiaojun
 China
Lu Haojie
 China
Iván Cambar
 Cuba
85 kg
details [c]
Adrian Zieliński
 Poland
Kianoush Rostami
 Iran
Tarek Yehia
 Egypt
94 kg
details [d]
Saeid Mohammadpour
 Iran
Kim Min-jae
 South Korea
Tomasz Zieliński
 Poland
105 kg
details [e]
Navab Nassirshalal
 Iran
Bartłomiej Bonk
 Poland
Ivan Efremov
 Uzbekistan
+105 kg
details
Behdad Salimi
 Iran
Sajjad Anoushiravani
 Iran
Ruslan Albegov
 Russia

Women's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Wang Mingjuan
 China
Hiromi Miyake
 Japan
Ryang Chun-hwa
 North Korea
53 kg
details [f]
Hsu Shu-ching
 Chinese Taipei
Citra Febrianti
 Indonesia
Iulia Paratova
 Ukraine
58 kg
details [g]
Li Xueying
 China
Pimsiri Sirikaew
 Thailand
Rattikan Gulnoi
 Thailand
63 kg
details [h]
Christine Girard
 Canada
Milka Maneva
 Bulgaria
Luz Acosta
 Mexico
69 kg
details [i]
Rim Jong-sim
 North Korea
Anna Nurmukhambetova
 Kazakhstan
Ubaldina Valoyes
 Colombia
75 kg
details [j]
Lidia Valentín
 Spain
Abeer Abdelrahman
 Egypt
Madias Nzesso
 Cameroon
+75 kg
details [k]
Zhou Lulu
 China
Tatiana Kashirina
 Russia
Jang Mi-ran
 South Korea

Notes

Olympic and world records broken

Women

Event Date Round Name Nationality Weight Record Day
Olympics – Women's 58 kg 30 July Snatch Li Xueying  China 108 kg OR 3
Olympics – Women's 58 kg 30 July Total Li Xueying  China 246 kg OR 3
Olympics – Women's +75 kg 5 August Snatch Tatiana Kashirina  Russia 151 kg WR 9
Olympics – Women's +75 kg 5 August Clean & Jerk Zhou Lulu  China 187 kg OR 9
Olympics – Women's +75 kg 5 August Total Zhou Lulu  China 333 kg WR 9

Men

Event Date Round Name Nationality Weight Record Day
Olympics – Men's 56 kg 29 July Clean and jerk Om Yun-Chol  North Korea 168 kg OR 2
Olympics – Men's 62 kg 30 July Snatch Kim Un-Guk  North Korea 153 kg OR 3
Olympics – Men's 62 kg 30 July Total Kim Un-Guk  North Korea 327 kg WR 3
Olympics – Men's 62 kg 30 July Clean and jerk Óscar Figueroa  Colombia 177 kg OR 3
Olympics – Men's 77 kg 1 August Snatch Lü Xiaojun  China 175 kg WR 5
Olympics – Men's 77 kg 1 August Total Lü Xiaojun  China 379 kg WR 5

References

  1. ^ "Weightlifting". London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
  2. ^ IOC sanctions three athletes for failing anti-doping tests at London 2012
  3. ^ a b IOC Executive Board approves medal reallocations from Olympic Games London 2012
  4. ^ a b IOC sanctions three athletes for failing anti-doping tests at London 2012
  5. ^ IOC sanctions two athletes for failing anti-doping test at London 2012
  6. ^ IOC sanctions seven athletes for failing anti-doping tests at Beijing 2008 and London 2012
  7. ^ a b c d IOC sanctions 12 athletes for failing anti-doping test at London 2012
  8. ^ a b IOC sanctions eight athletes for failing anti-doping test at Beijing 2008 and London 2012
  9. ^ "PUBLIC DISCLOSURE - IWF". IWF. 22 December 2018.
  10. ^ IOC sanctions one athlete for failing anti-doping tests at London 2012
  11. ^ a b c d e IOC sanctions eight athletes for failing anti-doping test at London 2012
  12. ^ "IOC sanctions Ukrainian weightlifter Yulia Kalina for failing anti-doping test at London 2012". IOC. 13 July 2016.
  13. ^ IOC sanctions three athletes for failing anti-doping tests at London 2012
  14. ^ "IOC Executive Board approves medal reallocations from Olympic Games London 2012 and PyeongChang 2018". IOC. Retrieved 10 June 2021.

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