Powerlifting at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

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Powerlifting
at the XIV Paralympic Games
Powerlifting, London 2012.png
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
Zhe Cui
 China
Zoe Newson
 Great Britain
44 kg
details
Ivory Nwokorie
 Nigeria
Çiğdem Dede
 Turkey
Lidiia Soloviova
 Ukraine
48 kg
details
Esther Oyema
 Nigeria
Olesya Lafina
 Russia
Shi Shanshan
 China
52 kg
details
Joy Onaolapo
 Nigeria
Tamara Podpalnaya
 Russia
Xiao Cuijuan
 China
56 kg
details
Fatma Omar
 Egypt
Lucy Ejike
 Nigeria
Özlem Becerikli
 Turkey
60 kg
details
Amalia Pérez
 Mexico
Yang Yan
 China
Amal Mahmoud
 Egypt
67.5 kg
details
Souhad Ghazouani
 France
Tan Yujiao
 China
Victoria Nneji
 Nigeria
75 kg
details
Fu Taoying
 China
Folashade Oluwafemiayo
 Nigeria
Lin Tzu-hui
 Chinese Taipei
82.5 kg
details
Loveline Obiji
 Nigeria
Randa Mahmoud
 Egypt
Xu Yanmei
 China
+82.5 kg
details
Grace Anozie
 Nigeria
Heba Ahmed
 Egypt
Perla Bárcenas
 Mexico

Men's events[edit]

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

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.