Weightlifting at the 2004 Summer Olympics

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Weightlifting
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
Weightlifting, Athens 2004.png
Venue Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall
Dates 14 - 25 August 2004
Competitors 249 from 79 nations
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At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, fifteen events in weightlifting were contested, in eight classes for men and seven for women. Competition was held in the Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall.

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
56 kg
details
Halil Mutlu
 Turkey
Wu Meijin
 China
Sedat Artuç
 Turkey
62 kg
details
Shi Zhiyong
 China
Le Maosheng
 China
Israel José Rubio
 Venezuela
69 kg
details
Zhang Guozheng
 China
Lee Bae-young
 South Korea
Nikolaj Pešalov
 Croatia
77 kg
details
Taner Sağır
 Turkey
Sergey Filimonov
 Kazakhstan
Reyhan Arabacıoğlu
 Turkey
85 kg
details
Giorgi Asanidze
 Georgia
Andrei Rybakou
 Belarus
Pyrros Dimas
 Greece
94 kg
details
Milen Dobrev
 Bulgaria
Khadzhimurat Akkayev
 Russia
Eduard Tyukin
 Russia
105 kg
details
Dmitry Berestov
 Russia
Ihor Razoronov
 Ukraine
Gleb Pisarevskiy
 Russia
+105 kg
details
Hossein Rezazadeh
 Iran
Viktors Ščerbatihs
 Latvia
Velichko Cholakov
 Bulgaria

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Nurcan Taylan
 Turkey
Li Zhuo
 China
Aree Wiratthaworn
 Thailand
53 kg
details
Udomporn Polsak
 Thailand
Raema Lisa Rumbewas
 Indonesia
Mabel Mosquera
 Colombia
58 kg
details
Chen Yanqing
 China
Ri Song-hui
 North Korea
Wandee Kameaim
 Thailand
63 kg
details
Nataliya Skakun
 Ukraine
Hanna Batsiushka
 Belarus
Tatsiana Stukalava
 Belarus
69 kg
details
Liu Chunhong
 China
Eszter Krutzler
 Hungary
Zarema Kasayeva
 Russia
75 kg
details
Pawina Thongsuk
 Thailand
Natalia Zabolotnaya
 Russia
Valentina Popova
 Russia
+75 kg
details
Tang Gonghong
 China
Jang Mi-ran
 South Korea
Agata Wróbel
 Poland

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  China (CHN) 5 3 0 8
2  Turkey (TUR) 3 0 2 5
3  Thailand (THA) 2 0 2 4
4  Russia (RUS) 1 2 4 7
5  Ukraine (UKR) 1 1 0 2
6  Bulgaria (BUL) 1 0 1 2
7  Georgia (GEO) 1 0 0 1
 Iran (IRI) 1 0 0 1
9  Belarus (BLR) 0 2 1 3
10  South Korea (KOR) 0 2 0 2
11  Hungary (HUN) 0 1 0 1
 Indonesia (INA) 0 1 0 1
 Kazakhstan (KAZ) 0 1 0 1
 Latvia (LAT) 0 1 0 1
 North Korea (PRK) 0 1 0 1
16  Colombia (COL) 0 0 1 1
 Croatia (CRO) 0 0 1 1
 Greece (GRE) 0 0 1 1
 Poland (POL) 0 0 1 1
 Venezuela (VEN) 0 0 1 1
Total 15 15 15 45

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 249 weightlifters from 79 nations competed at the Athens Games:

Doping[edit]

A total of twelve weightlifters were disqualified for doping, amongst them Greek star Leonidas Sabanis, who had won two silver medals in previous Olympics and who had originally been awarded the bronze medal in the Men's 62 kg division.

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