Weightlifting at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Weightlifting at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Weightlifting pictogram.svg
Men Women
  56 kg     48 kg  
62 kg 53 kg
69 kg 58 kg
77 kg 63 kg
85 kg 69 kg
94 kg 75 kg
105 kg +75 kg
+105 kg

Weightlifting competitions at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing were held from August 9 to August 19. Competitions were conducted at the Beihang University Gymnasium.

Events[edit]

The Mens 85kg competition on August 15.

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[edit]

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
56 kg
details
 Long Qingquan
China (CHN)
 Hoàng Anh Tuấn
Vietnam (VIE)
 Eko Yuli Irawan
Indonesia (INA)
62 kg
details
 Zhang Xiangxiang
China (CHN)
 Diego Salazar
Colombia (COL)
 Triyatno
Indonesia (INA)
69 kg
details
 Liao Hui
China (CHN)
 Vencelas Dabaya
France (FRA)
 Tigran G. Martirosyan
Armenia (ARM)
77 kg
details
 Sa Jae-hyouk
South Korea (KOR)
 Li Hongli
China (CHN)
 Gevorg Davtyan
Armenia (ARM)
85 kg
details
 Lu Yong
China (CHN)
 Andrei Rybakou
Belarus (BLR)
 Tigran V. Martirosyan
Armenia (ARM)
94 kg
details
 Ilya Ilyin
Kazakhstan (KAZ)
 Szymon Kołecki
Poland (POL)
 Khadzhimurat Akkayev
Russia (RUS)
105 kg
details
 Andrei Aramnau
Belarus (BLR)
 Dmitry Klokov
Russia (RUS)
 Dmitry Lapikov
Russia (RUS)
+105 kg
details
 Matthias Steiner
Germany (GER)
 Evgeny Chigishev
Russia (RUS)
 Viktors Ščerbatihs
Latvia (LAT)

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
 Chen Xiexia
China (CHN)
 Sibel Özkan
Turkey (TUR)
 Chen Wei-ling
Chinese Taipei (TPE)
53 kg
details
 Prapawadee Jaroenrattanatarakoon
Thailand (THA)
 Yoon Jin-hee
South Korea (KOR)
 Nastassia Novikava
Belarus (BLR)
58 kg
details
 Chen Yanqing
China (CHN)
 Marina Shainova
Russia (RUS)
 O Jong-ae
North Korea (PRK)
63 kg
details
 Pak Hyon-suk
North Korea (PRK)
 Irina Nekrassova
Kazakhstan (KAZ)
 Lu Ying-chi
Chinese Taipei (TPE)
69 kg
details
 Liu Chunhong
China (CHN)
 Oksana Slivenko
Russia (RUS)
 Nataliya Davydova
Ukraine (UKR)
75 kg
details
 Cao Lei
China (CHN)
 Alla Vazhenina
Kazakhstan (KAZ)
 Nadezhda Yevstyukhina
Russia (RUS)
+75 kg
details
 Jang Mi-ran
South Korea (KOR)
 Olha Korobka
Ukraine (UKR)
 Mariya Grabovetskaya
Kazakhstan (KAZ)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  China (CHN) 8 1 0 9
2  South Korea (KOR) 2 1 0 3
3  Kazakhstan (KAZ) 1 2 1 4
4  Belarus (BLR) 1 1 1 3
5  North Korea (PRK) 1 0 1 2
6  Germany (GER) 1 0 0 1
 Thailand (THA) 1 0 0 1
8  Russia (RUS) 0 4 3 7
9  Ukraine (UKR) 0 1 1 2
10  Colombia (COL) 0 1 0 1
 France (FRA) 0 1 0 1
 Poland (POL) 0 1 0 1
 Turkey (TUR) 0 1 0 1
 Vietnam (VIE) 0 1 0 1
15  Armenia (ARM) 0 0 3 3
16  Chinese Taipei (TPE) 0 0 2 2
 Indonesia (INA) 0 0 2 2
18  Latvia (LAT) 0 0 1 1
Total 15 15 15 45

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 255 weightlifters from 84 nations competed at the Beijing Games:

References[edit]