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Weightlifting at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games was held from 28 July to 7 August 2012 at ExCeL London.

MedalistsEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
56 kg Om Yun-chol
North Korea
Wu Jingbiao
China
Valentin Hristov
Azerbaijan
62 kg Kim Un-guk
North Korea
Oscar Figueroa
Colombia
Eko Yuli Irawan
Indonesia
69 kg Lin Qingfeng
China
Triyatno
Indonesia
Razvan Martin
Romania
77 kg Lü Xiaojun
China
Lu Haojie
China
Ivan Cambar
Cuba
85 kg Adrian Zielinski
Poland
Kianoush Rostami
Iran
Tarek Yehia
Egypt
94 kg - - -
105 kg Oleksiy Torokhtiy
Ukraine
Navab Nassirshalal
Iran
Bartlomiej Bonk
Poland
105+ kg Behdad Salimi
Iran
Sajjad Anoushiravani
Iran
Ruslan Albegov
Russia

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg Wang Mingjuan
China
Hiromi Miyake
Japan
Ryan Chun-hwa
North Korea
53 kg - Hsu Shu-ching
Chinese Taipei
-
58 kg Li Xueying
China
Pimsiri Sirikaew
Thailand
Rattikan Gulnoi
Thailand
63 kg - Christine Girard
Canada
Milka Maneva
Bulgaria
69 kg Rim Jong-sim
North Korea
Roxana Cocos
Romania
-
75 kg - - -
75+ kg Zhou Lulu
China
Tatyana Kashirina
Russia
-

StatisticsEdit

  • There were 253 total athletes from 84 countries.
  • Khadija Mohammad was the youngest participant with 17 years and 45 days.
  • Martin Tesovic was the oldest participant with 37 years and 286 days.
  • 8 participants were chosen to be a flag bearer at the opening ceremony.
  • 6 world records and 5 Olympic records were broken.
  • 16 participants were disqualified after testing positive for doping.
  • North Korea won 4 medals, more than in any other sport.
  • Indonesia and Poland won 3 medals, more than in any other sport.
  • Egypt and Thailand won 2 medals, more than in any other sport.
  • Cameroon won their only medal of London 2012.
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