List of Olympic venues in weightlifting

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Francis Field hosted the weightlifting events for the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis.
Strength Sports Hall for the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam by architect Jan Wils
The Deutschlandhalle hosted the boxing, weightlifting and wrestling events for the 1936 Summer Olympics
The Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre hosted the weightlifting events for the 2000 Summer Olympics.

For the Summer Olympics, there are 25 venues that have been or will be used for weightlifting.

Games Venue Other sports hosted at venue for those games Capacity Ref.
1896 Athens Panathinaiko Stadium Athletics, Gymnastics, Wrestling 80,000 [1]
1904 St. Louis Francis Field Archery, Athletics, Cycling Football, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Roque, Tennis, Tug of war, Wrestling 19,000. [2]
1920 Antwerp Olympisch Stadion Athletics, Equestrian, Field hockey, Football (final), Gymnastics, Modern pentathlon, Rugby union, Tug of war 12,771 [3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11]
1924 Paris Vélodrome d'hiver Boxing, Cycling (track), Fencing, Wrestling 10,884 [12]
1928 Amsterdam Krachtsportgebouw Boxing, Wrestling 2,840 [13]
1932 Los Angeles Olympic Auditorium Boxing, Wrestling 10,000. [14]
1936 Berlin Deutschlandhalle Boxing, Wrestling 8,630 [15]
1948 London Empress Hall, Earl's Court Boxing, Gymnastics, Wrestling 19,000 [16]
1952 Helsinki Messuhalli Basketball (final), Boxing, Gymnastics, Wrestling 5,500 [17]
1956 Melbourne Royal Exhibition Building Basketball (final), Modern pentathlon (fencing), Wrestling 3,500 [18]
1960 Rome Palazzetto dello sport Basketball Not listed. [19]
1964 Tokyo Shibuya Public Hall None 2,200 [20][21][22]
1968 Mexico City Insurgentes Theatre None 1,100 [23]
1972 Munich Messegelände, Gewichtheberhalle None 3,297 [24]
1976 Montreal St. Michel Arena None 2,000 [25]
1980 Moscow Izmailovo Sports Palace None 5,000 [26]
1984 Los Angeles Albert Gersten Pavilion None 4,156 [27]
1988 Seoul Olympic Weightlifting Gymnasium None 4,000 [28]
1992 Barcelona Pavelló de l'Espanya Industrial None Not listed. [29]
1996 Atlanta Georgia World Congress Center Fencing, Handball, Judo, Modern pentathlon (fencing, shooting), Table tennis, Wrestling 3,900 (fencing)
7,300 (handball)
7,300 (judo)
4,700 (table tennis)
5,000 (weightlifting)
7,300 (wrestling)
[30][31]
2000 Sydney Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre Boxing, Fencing, Judo, Wrestling 7,500 (weightlifting),
9,000 (judo & wrestling),
10,000 (boxing & fencing)
[32]
2004 Athens Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall None Not listed. [33]
2008 Beijing Beihang University Gymnasium None 5,400 [34]
2012 London ExCeL Boxing, Fencing, Judo, Table tennis, Taekwondo, Wrestling Not listed. [35]
2016 Rio de Janeiro Riocentro – Pavilion 6 None 6,500 [36]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1896 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 31–49. Accessed 3 October 2010.
  2. ^ Spalding's report of the 1904 Summer Olympics. pp. 222–9, 233–47. Accessed 4 October 2010.
  3. ^ 1920 Summer Olympics athletics. Sports-reference.com. Retrieved on 24 January 2012.
  4. ^ 1920 Summer Olympics equestrian. Sports-reference.com. Retrieved on 24 January 2012.
  5. ^ 1920 Summer Olympics men's field hockey. Sports-reference.com. Retrieved on 24 January 2012.
  6. ^ 1920 Summer Olympics football. Sports-reference.com. Retrieved on 24 January 2012.
  7. ^ 1920 Summer Olympics gymnastics. Sports-reference.com. Retrieved on 24 January 2012.
  8. ^ 1920 Summer Olympics modern pentathlon. Sports-reference.com. Retrieved on 24 January 2012.
  9. ^ 1920 Summer Olympics rugby union. Sports-reference.com. Retrieved on 24 January 2012.
  10. ^ 1920 Summer Olympics tug of war. Sports-reference.com. Retrieved on 24 January 2012.
  11. ^ 1920 Summer Olympics weightlifting. Sports-reference.com (29 August 1920). Retrieved on 24 January 2012.
  12. ^ 1924 Olympics official report. pp. 182–3, 203–4, 255, 266, 400, 425, 507. (French)
  13. ^ 1928 Summer Olympic official report. pp. 200–1, 205.
  14. ^ 1932 Summer Olympics official report. p. 70.
  15. ^ 1936 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 705, 737. Accessed 17 October 2010.
  16. ^ 1948 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 43, 46, 49–50. Accessed 19 October 2010.
  17. ^ 1952 Summer Olympics official report. p. 51. Accessed 21 October 2010.
  18. ^ 1956 Summer Olympics official report. p. 43. Accessed 25 October 2010.
  19. ^ 1960 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. pp. 60, 62. Accessed 28 October 2010.
  20. ^ 1964 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. p. 115. Accessed 31 October 2010.
  21. ^ 1964 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. p. 124. Accessed 31 October 2010.
  22. ^ 1964 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2, Part 2. pp. 401–12. Accessed 31 October 2010.
  23. ^ 1968 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 1. p. 78. Accessed 4 November 2010. (English) & (French)
  24. ^ 1972 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 2. pp. 197–201. Accessed 8 November 2010.
  25. ^ 1976 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 130–3. Accessed 14 November 2010.
  26. ^ 1980 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 1. pp. 112–4. Accessed 18 November 2010.
  27. ^ 1984 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. pp. 150–2. Accessed 24 November 2010.
  28. ^ 1988 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. p. 176. Accessed 1 December 2010.
  29. ^ 1992 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 196–9. Accessed 6 December 2010.
  30. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. pp. 540–1. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  31. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 3. pp. 448, 455, 457, 459–60, 462, 466. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  32. ^ 2000 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. p. 383. Accessed 17 December 2010.
  33. ^ 2004 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. p. 425. Accessed 24 December 2010.
  34. ^ "Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics Gymnasium". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 10 August 2008. 
  35. ^ London2012.com profile of ExCeL. Accessed 30 December 2010.
  36. ^ "Riocentro – Pavilion 6" (PDF), Rio de Janeiro 2016 Candidate File 2, (BOC), 16 February 2009, pp. 64–65, retrieved 2 December 2009.