Weightlifting at the 2012 Summer Olympics

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Weightlifting
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Venue ExCeL London
Dates 28 July to 7 August 2012
«2008 2016»
Weightlifting at the
2012 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
ExCel Exhibition Centre

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[edit]

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]

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 China 5 2 0 7
2 Kazakhstan 4 0 0 4
3 North Korea 3 0 1 4
4 Iran 1 2 1 4
5 Poland 1 0 1 2
Ukraine 1 0 1 2
7 Russia 0 5 1 6
8 Indonesia 0 1 1 2
Romania 0 1 1 2
10 Chinese Taipei 0 1 0 1
Colombia 0 1 0 1
Japan 0 1 0 1
Thailand 0 1 0 1
14 Belarus 0 0 2 2
Moldova 0 0 2 2
16 Azerbaijan 0 0 1 1
Canada 0 0 1 1
Cuba 0 0 1 1
Armenia 0 0 1 1
Total 15 15 15 45

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
56 kg
details
 Om Yun-chol
North Korea (PRK)
 Wu Jingbiao
China (CHN)
 Valentin Hristov
Azerbaijan (AZE)
62 kg
details
 Kim Un-guk
North Korea (PRK)
 Óscar Figueroa
Colombia (COL)
 Eko Yuli Irawan
Indonesia (INA)
69 kg
details
 Lin Qingfeng
China (CHN)
 Triyatno
Indonesia (INA)
 Răzvan Martin
Romania (ROU)
77 kg
details
 Lü Xiaojun
China (CHN)
 Lu Haojie
China (CHN)
 Iván Cambar
Cuba (CUB)
85 kg
details
 Adrian Zieliński
Poland (POL)
 Apti Aukhadov
Russia (RUS)
 Kianoush Rostami
Iran (IRI)
94 kg
details
 Ilya Ilyin
Kazakhstan (KAZ)
 Aleksandr Ivanov
Russia (RUS)
 Anatolie Cîrîcu
Moldova (MDA)
105 kg
details
 Oleksiy Torokhtiy
Ukraine (UKR)
 Navab Nassirshalal
Iran (IRI)
 Bartłomiej Bonk
Poland (POL)
+105 kg
details
 Behdad Salimi
Iran (IRI)
 Sajjad Anoushiravani
Iran (IRI)
 Ruslan Albegov
Russia (RUS)

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
 Wang Mingjuan
China (CHN)
 Hiromi Miyake
Japan (JPN)
 Ryang Chun-hwa
North Korea (PRK)
53 kg
details
 Zulfiya Chinshanlo
Kazakhstan (KAZ)
 Hsu Shu-ching
Chinese Taipei (TPE)
 Cristina Iovu
Moldova (MDA)
58 kg
details
 Li Xueying
China (CHN)
 Pimsiri Sirikaew
Thailand (THA)
 Yuliya Kalina
Ukraine (UKR)
63 kg
details
 Maiya Maneza
Kazakhstan (KAZ)
 Svetlana Tsarukayeva
Russia (RUS)
 Christine Girard
Canada (CAN)
69 kg
details
 Rim Jong-sim
North Korea (PRK)
 Roxana Cocoș
Romania (ROU)
 Maryna Shkermankova
Belarus (BLR)
75 kg
details
 Svetlana Podobedova
Kazakhstan (KAZ)
 Natalya Zabolotnaya
Russia (RUS)
 Iryna Kulesha
Belarus (BLR)
+75 kg
details
 Zhou Lulu
China (CHN)
 Tatiana Kashirina
Russia (RUS)
 Hripsime Khurshudyan
Armenia (ARM)

Olympic and world records broken[edit]

Women[edit]

Event Date Round Name Nationality Weight Record Day
Olympics – Women's 53 kg 29 July Clean and jerk Zulfiya Chinshanlo Kazakhstan 131 kg WR 2
Olympics – Women's 53 kg 29 July Total Zulfiya Chinshanlo Kazakhstan 226 kg OR 2
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 63 kg 31 July Total Maiya Maneza Kazakhstan 245 kg OR 4
Olympics – Women's 75 kg 3 August Snatch Natalia Zabolotnaya Russia 131 kg OR 7
Olympics – Women's 75 kg 3 August Clean & Jerk Svetlana Podobedova Kazakhstan 161 kg OR 7
Olympics – Women's 75 kg 3 August Total Natalia Zabolotnaya Russia 291 kg OR 7
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[edit]

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
Olympics – Men's 94 kg 4 August Clean & Jerk Ilya Ilyin Kazakhstan 233 kg WR 8
Olympics – Men's 94 kg 4 August Total Ilya Ilyin Kazakhstan 418 kg WR 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Weightlifting". London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Retrieved 2011-05-31.