Powerlifting at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

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Powerlifting
at the XIV Paralympic Games
Powerlifting pictogram (Paralympics).svg
Paralympic Powerlifting
Venue ExCeL London
Dates 30 August – 5 September 2012
Competitors 200
«2008 2016»
Powerlifting at the
2012 Summer Paralympics
Powerlifting - Paralympic pictogram.svg
Men Women
  48 kg     40 kg  
52 kg 44 kg
56 kg 48 kg
60 kg 52 kg
67.5 kg 56 kg
75 kg 60 kg
82.5 kg 67.5 kg
90 kg 75 kg
100 kg 82.5 kg
+100 kg +82.5 kg
ExCeL Exhibition Centre hosted the powerlifting competitions.

Powerlifting at the 2012 Summer Paralympics was held at ExCeL London from 30 August to 5 September, with a maximum of 200 athletes (120 men and 80 women), competing in 20 events.[1] According to the classification rules of the International Federation for Powerlifting athletes which cannot participate in weightlifting events because of a physical impairment affecting their legs or hips are deemed eligible to compete in powerlifting events at the Paralympics.[2]

Events[edit]

There were twenty powerlifting events, corresponding to ten weight classes each for men and women.

  • Men's 48 kg
  • Men's 52 kg
  • Men's 56 kg
  • Men's 60 kg
  • Men's 67.5 kg
  • Men's 75 kg
  • Men's 82.5 kg
  • Men's 90 kg
  • Men's 100 kg
  • Men's +100 kg
  • Women's 40 kg
  • Women's 44 kg
  • Women's 48 kg
  • Women's 52 kg
  • Women's 56 kg
  • Women's 60 kg
  • Women's 67.5 kg
  • Women's 75 kg
  • Women's 82.5 kg
  • Women's +82.5 kg

Qualification[edit]

There were 120 male and 80 female competitors.[3]

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Nigeria (NGR) 6 5 1 12
2  Egypt (EGY) 4 3 4 11
3  Iran (IRI) 4 1 1 6
4  China (CHN) 3 6 6 15
5  Turkey (TUR) 1 1 1 3
6  Mexico (MEX) 1 0 1 2
7  France (FRA) 1 0 0 1
8  Russia (RUS) 0 3 1 4
9  Iraq (IRQ) 0 1 0 1
10  Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 1 1
10  Greece (GRE) 0 0 1 1
10  South Korea (KOR) 0 0 1 1
10  Chinese Taipei (TPE) 0 0 1 1
10  Ukraine (UKR) 0 0 1 1
Total 20 20 20 60

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
40 kg
details
 Nazmiye Muslu
Turkey (TUR)
 Cui Zhe
China (CHN)
 Zoe Newson
Great Britain (GBR)
44 kg
details
 Ivory Nwokorie
Nigeria (NGR)
 Çiğdem Dede
Turkey (TUR)
 Lidiia Soloviova
Ukraine (UKR)
48 kg
details
 Esther Oyema
Nigeria (NGR)
 Olesya Lafina
Russia (RUS)
 Shi Shanshan
China (CHN)
52 kg
details
 Joy Onaolapo
Nigeria (NGR)
 Tamara Podpalnaya
Russia (RUS)
 Xiao Cuijuan
China (CHN)
56 kg
details
 Fatma Omar
Egypt (EGY)
 Lucy Ejike
Nigeria (NGR)
 Özlem Becerikli
Turkey (TUR)
60 kg
details
 Amalia Pérez
Mexico (MEX)
 Yang Yan
China (CHN)
 Amal Mahmoud
Egypt (EGY)
67.5 kg
details
 Souhad Ghazouani
France (FRA)
 Tan Yujiao
China (CHN)
 Victoria Nneji
Nigeria (NGR)
75 kg
details
 Fu Taoying
China (CHN)
 Folashade Oluwafemiayo
Nigeria (NGR)
 Lin Tzu-hui
Chinese Taipei (TPE)
82.5 kg
details
 Loveline Obiji
Nigeria (NGR)
 Randa Mahmoud
Egypt (EGY)
 Xu Yanmei
China (CHN)
+82.5 kg
details
 Grace Anozie
Nigeria (NGR)
 Heba Ahmed
Egypt (EGY)
 Perla Bárcenas
Mexico (MEX)

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
 Yakubu Adesokan
Nigeria (NGR)
 Vladimir Balynetc
Russia (RUS)
 Taha Abdelmagid
Egypt (EGY)
52 kg
details
 Feng Qi
China (CHN)
 Ikechukwu Obichukwu
Nigeria (NGR)
 Vladimir Krivulya
Russia (RUS)
56 kg
details
 Sherif Othman
Egypt (EGY)
 Anthony Ulonnam
Nigeria (NGR)
 Wang Jian
China (CHN)
60 kg
details
 Nader Moradi
Iran (IRI)
 Ifeanyi Nnajiofor
Nigeria (NGR)
 Yang Quanxi
China (CHN)
67.5 kg
details
 Liu Lei
China (CHN)
 Rouhollah Rostami
Iran (IRI)
 Shaaban Ibrahim
Egypt (EGY)
75 kg
details
 Ali Hosseini
Iran (IRI)
 Mohamed Elelfat
Egypt (EGY)
 Hu Peng
China (CHN)
82.5 kg
details
 Majid Farzin
Iran (IRI)
 Gu Xiaofei
China (CHN)
 Metwaly Mathana
Egypt (EGY)
90 kg
details
 Hany Abdelhady
Egypt (EGY)
 Cai Huichao
China (CHN)
 Pavlos Mamalos
Greece (GRE)
100 kg
details
 Mohamed Eldib
Egypt (EGY)
 Qi Dong
China (CHN)
 Ali Sadeghzadeh
Iran (IRI)
+100 kg
details
 Siamand Rahman
Iran (IRI)
 Faris Al-Ajeeli
Iraq (IRQ)
 Chun Keun-Bae
South Korea (KOR)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Powerlifting - About". LOCOG. Retrieved 20 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Powerlifting - Classification". LOCOG. Retrieved 20 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Powerlifting - Athletes". London 2012. Retrieved January 8, 2013.