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

Medal TableEdit

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 China China 5 2 0 7
2 North Korea North Korea 3 0 1 4
3 Iran Iran 2 3 0 5
4 Poland Poland 1 0 2 3
5 Ukraine Ukraine 1 0 1 2
6 Canada Canada 1 0 0 1
Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei 1 0 0 1
Spain Spain 1 0 0 1
9 Indonesia Indonesia 0 2 1 3
10 Egypt Egypt 0 1 1 2
Romania Romania 0 1 1 2
Russia Russia 0 1 1 2
South Korea South Korea 0 1 1 2
Thailand Thailand 0 1 1 2
15 Bulgaria Bulgaria 0 1 0 1
Colombia Colombia 0 1 0 1
Japan Japan 0 1 0 1
18 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 0 0 1 1
Cameroon Cameroon 0 0 1 1
Cuba Cuba 0 0 1 1
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 0 0 1 1
Mexico Mexico 0 0 1 1

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 Abdelazim
Egypt
94 kg Saeid Mohammadpourkarkaragh
Iran
Kim Min-jae
South Korea
Tomasz Zielinski
Poland
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
Ryang Chun-hwa
North Korea
53 kg Hsu Shu-ching
Chinese Taipei
Citra Febrianti
Indonesia
Iulia Paratova
Ukraine
58 kg Li Xueying
China
Pimsiri Sirikaew
Thailand
Rattikan Gulnoi
Thailand
63 kg Christine Girard
Canada
Milka Maneva
Bulgaria
Luz Acosta
Mexico
69 kg Rim Jong-sim
North Korea
Roxana Cocos
Romania
Anna Nurmukhambetova
Kazakhstan
75 kg Lydia Valentin
Spain
Abir Abdelrahman
Egypt
Madias Nzesso
Cameroon
75+ kg Zhou Lulu
China
Tatyana Kashirina
Russia
Jang Mi-ran
South Korea

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.
  • More than 16 participants were disqualified after testing positive for doping.
  • Egypt and Thailand won 2 medals, more than in any other sport.
  • Cameroon won their only medal of London 2012.
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