1998 World Weightlifting Championships

The 1998 World Weightlifting Championships were held in Lahti, Finland from November 10 to November 15, 1998.

1998 World Championships
1998 World Weightlifting Championships logo.png
Host cityFinland Lahti, Finland
Dates10–15 November
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Medal summaryEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
56 kg (details)
Snatch Halil Mutlu
  Turkey
135.0 kg Lan Shizhang
  China
127.5 kg William Vargas
  Cuba
127.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Halil Mutlu
  Turkey
160.0 kg Ivan Ivanov
  Bulgaria
160.0 kg Lan Shizhang
  China
157.5 kg
Total Halil Mutlu
  Turkey
295.0 kg Lan Shizhang
  China
285.0 kg Ivan Ivanov
  Bulgaria
282.5 kg
62 kg (details)
Snatch Leonidas Sabanis
  Greece
147.5 kg
WR
Nikolaj Pešalov
  Croatia
145.0 kg Sevdalin Minchev
  Bulgaria
140.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Leonidas Sabanis
  Greece
172.5 kg Nikolaj Pešalov
  Croatia
172.5 kg Sevdalin Minchev
  Bulgaria
170.0 kg
Total Leonidas Sabanis
  Greece
320.0 kg Nikolaj Pešalov
  Croatia
317.5 kg Sevdalin Minchev
  Bulgaria
310.0 kg
69 kg (details)
Snatch Plamen Zhelyazkov
  Bulgaria
160.0 kg
WR
Wan Jianhui
  China
158.0 kg Georgios Tzelilis
  Greece
155.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Plamen Zhelyazkov
  Bulgaria
190.0 kg Galabin Boevski
  Bulgaria
185.0 kg Valerios Leonidis
  Greece
185.0 kg
Total Plamen Zhelyazkov
  Bulgaria
350.0 kg
WR
Georgios Tzelilis
  Greece
340.0 kg Wan Jianhui
  China
340.0 kg
77 kg (details)
Snatch Giorgi Asanidze
  Georgia
168.0 kg
WR
Mehmet Yılmaz
  Turkey
165.0 kg Zlatan Vanev
  Bulgaria
162.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Zlatan Vanev
  Bulgaria
202.5 kg Petar Tanev
  Bulgaria
202.5 kg Viktor Mitrou
  Greece
202.5 kg
Total Zlatan Vanev
  Bulgaria
365.0 kg Petar Tanev
  Bulgaria
362.5 kg Mehmet Yılmaz
  Turkey
360.0 kg
85 kg (details)
Snatch Georgi Gardev
  Bulgaria
177.5 kg Pyrros Dimas
  Greece
178.0 kg
WR
Yury Myshkovets
  Russia
175.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Marc Huster
  Germany
210.0 kg Pyrros Dimas
  Greece
210.0 kg Yury Myshkovets
  Russia
207.5 kg
Total Pyrros Dimas
  Greece
387.5 kg Marc Huster
  Germany
385.0 kg Yury Myshkovets
  Russia
382.5 kg
94 kg (details)
Snatch Oliver Caruso
  Germany
182.5 kg Tadeusz Drzazga
  Poland
180.0 kg Akakios Kakiasvilis
  Greece
180.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Akakios Kakiasvilis
  Greece
220.0 kg Leonidas Kokas
  Greece
217.5 kg Szymon Kołecki
  Poland
218.0 kg
Total Akakios Kakiasvilis
  Greece
400.0 kg Oliver Caruso
  Germany
395.0 kg Leonidas Kokas
  Greece
392.5 kg
105 kg (details)
Snatch Cui Wenhua
  China
195.0 kg Denys Hotfrid
  Ukraine
192.5 kg Ihor Razoronov
  Ukraine
190.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Ihor Razoronov
  Ukraine
232.5 kg Martin Tešovič
  Slovakia
227.5 kg Cui Wenhua
  China
225.0 kg
Total Ihor Razoronov
  Ukraine
422.5 kg Cui Wenhua
  China
420.0 kg Denys Hotfrid
  Ukraine
415.0 kg
+105 kg (details)
Snatch Ara Vardanyan
  Armenia
197.5 kg Andrey Chemerkin
  Russia
197.5 kg Viktors Ščerbatihs
  Latvia
195.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Andrey Chemerkin
  Russia
240.0 kg Paweł Najdek
  Poland
232.5 kg Ara Vardanyan
  Armenia
230.0 kg
Total Andrey Chemerkin
  Russia
437.5 kg Ara Vardanyan
  Armenia
427.5 kg Viktors Ščerbatihs
  Latvia
422.5 kg

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg (details)
Snatch Li Yunli
  China
80.0 kg Chu Nan-mei
  Chinese Taipei
77.5 kg Tsai Huey-woan
  Chinese Taipei
77.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Li Yunli
  China
102.5 kg Chu Nan-mei
  Chinese Taipei
95.0 kg Kaori Niyanagi
  Japan
95.0 kg
Total Li Yunli
  China
182.5 kg Chu Nan-mei
  Chinese Taipei
172.5 kg Tsai Huey-woan
  Chinese Taipei
172.5 kg
53 kg (details)
Snatch Wang Xiufen
  China
92.5 kg Izabela Dragneva
  Bulgaria
87.5 kg Robin Goad
  United States
82.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Wang Xiufen
  China
117.5 kg
WR
Izabela Dragneva
  Bulgaria
105.0 kg Robin Goad
  United States
100.0 kg
Total Wang Xiufen
  China
210.0 kg
WR
Izabela Dragneva
  Bulgaria
192.5 kg Robin Goad
  United States
182.5 kg
58 kg (details)
Snatch Kuo Ping-chun
  Chinese Taipei
92.5 kg Song Zhijuan
  China
92.5 kg Neli Yankova
  Bulgaria
87.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Kuo Ping-chun
  Chinese Taipei
115.0 kg Maryse Turcotte
  Canada
115.0 kg Song Zhijuan
  China
115.0 kg
Total Kuo Ping-chun
  Chinese Taipei
207.5 kg Song Zhijuan
  China
207.5 kg Neli Yankova
  Bulgaria
200.0 kg
63 kg (details)
Snatch Chen Jui-lien
  Chinese Taipei
102.5 kg Valentina Popova
  Russia
100.0 kg Shi Lihua
  China
97.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Shi Lihua
  China
127.5 kg Chen Jui-lien
  Chinese Taipei
122.5 kg Aneta Szczepańska
  Poland
115.0 kg
Total Chen Jui-lien
  Chinese Taipei
225.0 kg Shi Lihua
  China
225.0 kg Valentina Popova
  Russia
215.0 kg
69 kg (details)
Snatch Tang Weifang
  China
110.5 kg
WR
Erzsébet Márkus
  Hungary
102.5 kg Wu Mei-yi
  Chinese Taipei
100.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Tang Weifang
  China
130.0 kg Wu Mei-yi
  Chinese Taipei
127.5 kg Irina Kasimova
  Russia
127.5 kg
Total Tang Weifang
  China
240.0 kg Wu Mei-yi
  Chinese Taipei
227.5 kg Irina Kasimova
  Russia
225.0 kg
75 kg (details)
Snatch Karoliina Lundahl
  Finland
105.0 kg Mónica Carrió
  Spain
100.0 kg Şule Şahbaz
  Turkey
100.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Gao Xiaoyan
  China
130.0 kg Karoliina Lundahl
  Finland
125.0 kg Mária Takács
  Hungary
120.0 kg
Total Karoliina Lundahl
  Finland
230.0 kg Şule Şahbaz
  Turkey
220.0 kg Mária Takács
  Hungary
217.5 kg
+75 kg (details)
Snatch Agata Wróbel
  Poland
115.0 kg María Isabel Urrutia
  Colombia
110.0 kg Tang Gonghong
  China
110.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Tang Gonghong
  China
145.0 kg Chen Hsiao-lien
  Chinese Taipei
140.0 kg María Isabel Urrutia
  Colombia
132.5 kg
Total Tang Gonghong
  China
255.0 kg Chen Hsiao-lien
  Chinese Taipei
245.0 kg María Isabel Urrutia
  Colombia
242.5 kg

Medal tableEdit

Ranking by Big (Total result) medals

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  China4419
2  Greece3115
3  Chinese Taipei2316
4  Bulgaria2237
5  Turkey1113
6  Russia1034
7  Ukraine1012
8  Finland1001
9  Germany0202
10  Armenia0101
  Croatia0101
12  Colombia0011
  Hungary0011
  Latvia0011
  United States0011
Totals (15 nations)15151545

Ranking by all medals: Big (Total result) and Small (Snatch and Clean & Jerk)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  China147627
2  Bulgaria67720
3  Greece64515
4  Chinese Taipei58316
5  Turkey3227
6  Russia22610
7  Germany2204
8  Ukraine2125
9  Finland2103
10  Poland1225
11  Armenia1113
12  Georgia1001
13  Croatia0303
14  Colombia0123
  Hungary0123
16  Canada0101
  Slovakia0101
  Spain0101
19  United States0033
20  Latvia0022
21  Cuba0011
  Japan0011
Totals (22 nations)454545135

Team rankingEdit

Participating nationsEdit

332 competitors from 55 nations competed.

ReferencesEdit