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
6 Ukraine 1 0 0 1
7 Russia 0 5 1 6
8 Indonesia 0 1 1 2
Romania 0 1 1 2
Thailand 0 1 1 2
11 Chinese Taipei 0 1 0 1
Colombia 0 1 0 1
Japan 0 1 0 1
14 Belarus 0 0 2 2
Moldova 0 0 2 2
16 Armenia 0 0 1 1
Azerbaijan 0 0 1 1
Canada 0 0 1 1
Cuba 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
Wu Jingbiao
 China
Valentin Hristov
 Azerbaijan
62 kg
details
Kim Un-guk
 North Korea
Óscar Figueroa
 Colombia
Eko Yuli Irawan
 Indonesia
69 kg
details
Lin Qingfeng
 China
Triyatno
 Indonesia
Răzvan Martin
 Romania
77 kg
details
Lü Xiaojun
 China
Lu Haojie
 China
Iván Cambar
 Cuba
85 kg
details
Adrian Zieliński
 Poland
expected to be disqualified
Apti Aukhadov
 Russia[a]
Kianoush Rostami
 Iran
94 kg
details
expected to be disqualified
Ilya Ilyin
 Kazakhstan[a]
Aleksandr Ivanov
 Russia
Anatolie Cîrîcu
 Moldova
105 kg
details
Oleksiy Torokhtiy
 Ukraine
Navab Nassirshalal
 Iran
Bartłomiej Bonk
 Poland
+105 kg
details
Behdad Salimi
 Iran
Sajjad Anoushiravani
 Iran
Ruslan Albegov
 Russia

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Wang Mingjuan
 China
Hiromi Miyake
 Japan
Ryang Chun-hwa
 North Korea
53 kg
details
expected to be disqualified
Zulfiya Chinshanlo
 Kazakhstan[a]
Hsu Shu-ching
 Chinese Taipei
Cristina Iovu
 Moldova
58 kg
details[c]
Li Xueying
 China
Pimsiri Sirikaew
 Thailand
Rattikan Gulnoi
 Thailand
63 kg
details
expected to be disqualified
Maiya Maneza
 Kazakhstan[a]
Svetlana Tsarukayeva
 Russia
Christine Girard
 Canada
69 kg
details
Rim Jong-sim
 North Korea
Roxana Cocoș
 Romania
expected to be disqualified
Maryna Shkermankova
 Belarus[a] [b]
75 kg
details
expected to be disqualified
Svetlana Podobedova
 Kazakhstan[a]
Natalya Zabolotnaya
 Russia
Iryna Kulesha
 Belarus
+75 kg
details
Zhou Lulu
 China
Tatiana Kashirina
 Russia
Hripsime Khurshudyan
 Armenia

Notes[edit]

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]

Coordinates: 51°30′27″N 0°01′47″E / 51.5075°N 0.0297°E / 51.5075; 0.0297