Weightlifting at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's 62 kg
|Weightlifting at the
2000 Summer Olympics
|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|
The Men's Featherweight Weightlifting Event (– 62 kg) is the second men's weight class event at the weightlifting competition, limiting competitors to a maximum of 62 kilograms of body mass. The competition took place on 2000-09-17 in the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre and was the first weightlifting event to conclude at the 2000 Summer Olympics.
Each lifter performed in both the snatch and clean and jerk lifts, with the final score being the sum of the lifter's best result in each. The athlete received three attempts in each of the two lifts; the score for the lift was the heaviest weight successfully lifted.
|Gold|| Nikolaj Pešalov
|Silver|| Leonidas Sabanis
|Bronze|| Gennady Oleshchuk
|Rank||Name||NOC||Body Weight||Snatch (kg)||Clean & Jerk (kg)||Total (kg)|
|14||Kim Yeong-Tae||South Korea||61.92||120.0||155.0||275.0|
|–||Im Yong-Su||North Korea||61.70||132.5||137.5||DNF|
|–||Sevdalin Minchev||Bulgaria ||61.56||140.0||172.5||177.5||DSQ|
- Sevdalin Minchev of Bulgaria originally won the bronze but was disqualified after he tested positive for furosemide name="Minchev Dragneva">"Two Bulgarian weightlifters stripped of medals for doping: IOC". CNN Sports Illustrated. 2000-09-22. Retrieved 2008-08-05.