Weightlifting at the 1996 Summer Olympics

The weightlifting competition at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta consisted of ten weight classes.[1]

Weightlifting
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
VenueGeorgia World Congress Center
Dates20–30 July 1996
Competitors243 from 77 nations
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2000 →

Medal summaryEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
54 kg
details
Halil Mutlu
  Turkey
Zhang Xiangsen
  China
Sevdalin Minchev
  Bulgaria
59 kg
details
Tang Lingsheng
  China
Leonidas Sampanis
  Greece
Nikolay Peshalov
  Bulgaria
64 kg
details
Naim Süleymanoğlu
  Turkey
Valerios Leonidis
  Greece
Xiao Jiangang
  China
70 kg
details
Zhan Xugang
  China
Kim Myong-nam
  North Korea
Attila Feri
  Hungary
76 kg
details
Pablo Lara Rodriguez
  Cuba
Yoto Yotov
  Bulgaria
Jon Chol-ho
  North Korea
83 kg
details
Pyrros Dimas
  Greece
Marc Huster
  Germany
Andrzej Cofalik
  Poland
91 kg
details
Aleksei Petrov
  Russia
Leonidas Kokas
  Greece
Oliver Caruso
  Germany
99 kg
details
Kakhi Kakhiashvili
  Greece
Anatoli Khrapaty
  Kazakhstan
Denys Gotfrid
  Ukraine
108 kg
details
Timour Taimazov
  Ukraine
Serguei Syrtsov
  Russia
Nicu Vlad
  Romania
+108 kg
details
Andrei Chemerkin
  Russia
Ronny Weller
  Germany
Stefan Botev
  Australia

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Greece (GRE)2305
2  China (CHN)2114
3  Russia (RUS)2103
4  Turkey (TUR)2002
5  Ukraine (UKR)1012
6  Cuba (CUB)1001
7  Germany (GER)0213
8  Bulgaria (BUL)0123
9  North Korea (PRK)0112
10  Kazakhstan (KAZ)0101
11  Australia (AUS)0011
  Hungary (HUN)0011
  Poland (POL)0011
  Romania (ROU)0011
Totals (14 nations)10101030

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 236 weightlifters from 77 nations competed at the Atlanta Games:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Weightlifting at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 31 January 2020.

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