Weightlifting at the 2016 Summer Olympics

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Weightlifting
at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
Weightlifting, Rio 2016.png
Venue Riocentro – Pavilion 2
Dates6–16 August 2016
No. of events15
Competitors260 from 94 nations
  2012
2020  

Weightlifting competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro took place from 6 to 16 August at the Pavilion 2 of Riocentro. 260 athletes (156 men and 104 women) competed in 15 different events according to their respective weight categories. [1] Bulgaria [2] and Russia [3] were banned from participating in the sport for systematic doping.

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Events

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

Competition schedule

There were at most three sessions of competition on each day of the 2016 Olympics Weightlifting program:

QQualificationFFinal
Date →Sat 6Sun 7Mon 8Tue 9Wed 10Thu 11Fri 12Sat 13Sun 14Mon 15Tue 16
Event ↓EMAEMAEMAEMAEMAEAEEAEAE
Men's
Men's 56 kg QF
Men's 62 kg QF
Men's 69 kg QF
Men's 77 kg QF
Men's 85 kg QF
Men's 94 kg QF
Men's 105 kg QF
Men's +105 kg QF
Women's
Women's 48 kg F
Women's 53 kg QF
Women's 58 kg QF
Women's 63 kg QF
Women's 69 kg QF
Women's 75 kg QF
Women's +75 kg F

Qualification

Similar to 2012 format, a total of 260 athletes qualified through a combination of team and individual spots. Host nation Brazil had already guaranteed three automatic places for men and two for women, while ten spots (six for men and four for women) were entitled to the athletes through the Tripartite Commission Invitation, leaving the remaining berths up for grabs in both the men's and women's competitions respectively. [4] [5]

Participation

Participating nations

Competitors

Medal summary

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 5207
2Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 2114
3Flag of Iran.svg  Iran 2002
4Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea 1304
5Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 1146
6Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei 1012
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 1012
Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia 1012
9Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan 1001
10Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia 0202
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 0202
Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia 0202
13Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines 0101
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey 0101
15Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt 0022
16Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 0011
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania 0011
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 0011
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 0011
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 0011
Totals (20 nations)15151545

Olympic records broken

Five Olympic records were broken. [6]

Men's events

GamesGoldSilverBronze
56 kg
details
Long Qingquan
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China WR
Om Yun-chol
Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea
Sinphet Kruaithong
Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand
62 kg
details
Óscar Figueroa
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia
Eko Yuli Irawan
Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia
Farkhad Kharki
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan
69 kg
details [a]
Shi Zhiyong
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Daniyar Ismayilov
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey
Luis Javier Mosquera
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia
77 kg
details
Nijat Rahimov
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan WR
Lü Xiaojun
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China WR
Mohamed Ihab
Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt
85 kg
details [b]
Kianoush Rostami
Flag of Iran.svg  Iran WR OR
Tian Tao
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China OR
Denis Ulanov
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan
94 kg
details
Sohrab Moradi
Flag of Iran.svg  Iran
Vadzim Straltsou
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus
Aurimas Didžbalis
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania
105 kg
details
Ruslan Nurudinov
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan OR
Simon Martirosyan
Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia
Aleksandr Zaychikov
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan
+105 kg
details
Lasha Talakhadze
Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia WR OR
Gor Minasyan
Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia
Irakli Turmanidze
Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia

Women's events

GamesGoldSilverBronze
48 kg
details
Sopita Tanasan
Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand
Sri Wahyuni Agustiani
Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia
Hiromi Miyake
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
53 kg
details
Hsu Shu-ching
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei
Hidilyn Diaz
Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines
Yoon Jin-hee
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea
58 kg
details
Sukanya Srisurat
Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand OR
Pimsiri Sirikaew
Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand
Kuo Hsing-chun
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei
63 kg
details
Deng Wei
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China WR
Choe Hyo-sim
Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea
Karina Goricheva
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan
69 kg
details
Xiang Yanmei
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Zhazira Zhapparkul
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan
Sara Ahmed
Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt
75 kg
details
Rim Jong-sim
Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea
Darya Naumava
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus
Lidia Valentín
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
+75 kg
details
Meng Suping
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Kim Kuk-hyang
Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea
Sarah Robles
Flag of the United States.svg  United States

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