Weightlifting at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

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Weightlifting
at the 2018 Commonwealth Games
Weightlifting 2018 Commonwealth Games.svg
Venue Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre
Dates 5–9 April 2018
Competitors 226
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Weightlifting at the 2018 Commonwealth Games was held in the Gold Coast from April 5 to 9. The Weightlifting competition was be held at the Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre. A total of eight men's and eight women's events were held.

On 7 October 2016, it was announced seven new events for women were added to the sport program, meaning there will be an equal number of events for men and women. This marks the first time in history that a major multi-sport event will have equality in terms of events. This included the addition of an additional female event in the weightlifting competitions.[1][2]

Competition schedule[edit]

The following is the competition schedule for the weightlifting competitions:

Date Time Event
Thursday, 5 April 09:30 Men's 56 kg
14:00 Women's 48 kg
18:30 Men's 62 kg
Friday, 6 April 09:30 Women's 53 kg
14:00 Men's 69 kg
18:30 Women's 58 kg
Saturday, 7 April 09:30 Men's 77 kg
14:00 Women's 63 kg
18:30 Men's 85 kg
Sunday, 8 April 09:30 Women's 69 kg
14:00 Men's 94 kg
18:30 Women's 75 kg
Monday, 9 April 09:30 Men's 105 kg
16:00 Women's 90 kg
Women's +90 kg
18:30 Men's +105 kg

Medal table[edit]

  *   Host nation (Australia)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 India (IND)5229
2 Samoa (SAM)2204
3 Malaysia (MAS)2013
4 England (ENG)1326
5 Canada (CAN)1315
6 Papua New Guinea (PNG)1203
7 Australia (AUS)*1113
8 Fiji (FIJ)1012
 Wales (WAL)1012
10 New Zealand (NZL)1001
11 Sri Lanka (SRI)0123
12 Mauritius (MRI)0101
 Nauru (NRU)0101
14 Pakistan (PAK)0022
15 Cameroon (CMR)0011
 Solomon Islands (SOL)0011
 South Africa (RSA)0011
Totals (17 nations)16161648

Medalists[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
56 kg
details
Azroy Hazalwafie
 Malaysia
261 kg GR Gururaja Poojary
 India
249 kg Chaturanga Lakmal
 Sri Lanka
248 kg
62 kg
details
Muhamad Aznil Bidin
 Malaysia
288 kg Morea Baru
 Papua New Guinea
286 kg Talha Talib
 Pakistan
283 kg
69 kg
details
Gareth Evans
 Wales
299 kg Indika Dissanayake
 Sri Lanka
297 kg Deepak Lather
 India
295 kg
77 kg
details
Sathish Sivalingam
 India
317 kg Jack Oliver
 England
312 kg François Etoundi
 Australia
305 kg
85 kg
details
Ragala Venkat Rahul
 India
338 kg Don Opeloge
 Samoa
331 kg Fazrul Azrie Mohdad
 Malaysia
328 kg
94 kg
details
Steven Kari
 Papua New Guinea
370 kg CR / GR Boady Santavy
 Canada
369 kg Vikas Thakur
 India
351 kg
105 kg
details
Sanele Mao
 Samoa
360 kg Pardeep Singh
 India
352 kg Owen Boxall
 England
351 kg
+105 kg
details
David Liti
 New Zealand
403 kg GR Lauititi Lui
 Samoa
400 kg Muhammad Butt
 Pakistan
395 kg

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
 India
196 kg CR /GR Marie Hanitra Roilya Ranaivosoa
 Mauritius
170 kg Dinusha Gomes
 Sri Lanka
155 kg
53 kg
details
Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu
 India
192 kg GR Dika Toua
 Papua New Guinea
182 kg Rachel Leblanc-Bazinet
 Canada
181 kg
58 kg
details
Tia-Clair Toomey
 Australia
201 kg Tali Darsigny
 Canada
200 kg Jenly Tegu Wini
 Solomon Islands
189 kg
63 kg
details
Maude Charron
 Canada
220 kg GR Zoe Smith
 England
207 kg Mona Pretorius
 South Africa
206 kg
69 kg
details
Punam Yadav
 India
222 kg Sarah Davies
 England
217 kg Apolonia Vaivai
 Fiji
216 kg
75 kg
details
Emily Godley
 England
222 kg Marie-Eve Beauchemin-Nadeau
 Canada
221 kg Laura Hughes
 Wales
207 kg
90 kg
details
Eileen Cikamatana
 Fiji
233 kg Kaity Fassina
 Australia
232 kg Clementine Meukeugni Noumbissi
 Cameroon
226 kg
+90 kg
details
Feagaiga Stowers
 Samoa
253 kg Charisma Amoe-Tarrant
 Nauru
243 kg Emily Campbell
 England
242 kg

Records[edit]

Men's[edit]

Event Date Round Name Nationality Weight Record
Men's 56 kg 5 April Snatch Azroy Hazalwafie  Malaysia 117 kg GR
Men's 56 kg 5 April Total Azroy Hazalwafie  Malaysia 261 kg GR
Men's 62 kg 5 April Snatch Talha Talib  Pakistan 132 kg GR
Men's 94 kg 8 April Snatch Boady Santavy  Canada 168 kg GR
Men's 94 kg 8 April Clean & Jerk Steven Kari  Papua New Guinea 216 kg CR, GR
Men's +105 kg 9 April Total David Liti  New Zealand 403 kg CR, GR

Women's[edit]

Event Date Round Name Nationality Weight Record
Women's 48 kg 5 April Snatch Saikhom Mirabai Chanu  India 86 kg CR, GR
Women's 48 kg 5 April Clean & Jerk Saikhom Mirabai Chanu  India 110 kg CR, GR
Women's 48 kg 5 April Total Saikhom Mirabai Chanu  India 196 kg CR, GR
Women's 53 kg 6 April Snatch Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu  India 84 kg GR
Women's 63 kg 7 April Clean & Jerk Maude Charron  Canada 122 kg GR

Qualification[edit]

For the first time, weightlifting athletes had to qualify for the Games. A total of 226 weightlifters (120 male and 106 women) will qualify to compete at the games. Qualification was done through multiple pathways.[3]

Participating nations[edit]

There are 35 participating associations in weightlifting with a total of 206 athletes. The number of athletes a nation entered is in parentheses beside the name of the country.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Level playing field for women at 2018 Commonwealth Games". The Scotsman. Edinburgh, Scotland. 7 October 2016. Retrieved 7 October 2016.
  2. ^ McKay, Duncan (7 October 2016). "Gold Coast 2018 to offer same amount of medals for men and women after seven events added". Insidethegames.biz. Dunsar Media. Retrieved 7 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Athlete Allocation System" (PDF). www.triathlon.org/. International Triathlon Union. 15 March 2017. Retrieved 9 June 2017.

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