Powerlifting at the 2012 Summer Paralympics – Men's 82.5 kg

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Powerlifting – Men's 82.5 kg
at the XIV Paralympic Games
Venue ExCeL London
Date 4 September 2012 (2012-09-04)
Competitors 14 from 14 nations
Winning lift 237
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Majid Farzin  Iran
2nd, silver medalist(s) Xiao Fei Gu  China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Metwaly Mathana  Egypt
2008
2016

The men's 82.5 kg powerlifting event at the 2012 Summer Paralympics was contested on 4 September at ExCeL London.

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing world and Paralympic records were as follows.

World record 248.5 kg  Haidong Zhang (CHN) Kunming, China 18 May 2007
Paralympic record 243.0 kg  Jong Chul Park (KOR) Sydney, Australia 27 October 2000

Results[edit]

Rank Name Group Rack height Body weight (kg) Attempts (kg) Result (kg)[1]
1 2 3 4
1st, gold medalist(s)  Majid Farzin (IRI) A 12 80.44 233.0 235.0 237.0 244.0 237.0
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Xiao Fei Gu (CHN) A 13 80.92 221.0 228.0 238.0 228.0
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Metwaly Mathana (EGY) A 14 80.68 227.0 234.0 237.0 227.0
4  Opeyemi Jegede (NGR) B 14 80.22 190.0 200.0 205.0 205.0
5  Porfirio Francisco Arredondo Luna (MEX) A 11 81.91 195.0 201.0 206.0 195.0
6  Hideki Odo (JPN) A 14 81.95 181.0 187.0 191.0 191.0
7  James Siaffa (LBR) B 16 80.43 180.0 190.0 197.0 190.0
8  Piotr Szymeczek (POL) A 13 80.59 190.0 195.0 195.0 190.0
9  Sachin Chaudhary (IND) A 15 82.08 187.0 187.0 188.0 187.0
10  Theogene Hakizimana (RWA) B 17 79.56 165.0 175.0 180.0 175.0
11  Karen Abramyants (RUS) B 13 81.57 165.0 176.0 176.0 165.0
12  Abdelrazik Baaba (LBA) B 16 80.13 150.0 155.0 163.0 155.0
-  Jose Marino (ECU) B 12 81.93 175.0 177.0 177.0 NMR
-  Ahmed Shafik (USA) B 13 81.25 180.0 180.0 180.0 NMR

References[edit]

  • "Men's -82.5 kg". London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Retrieved 30 August 2012.