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Weightlifting at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's 56 kg

The men's 56 kg weightlifting event at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia took place at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre on September 16.[1]

Men's 56 kg
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
VenueConvention and Exhibition Centre
Date16 September
Competitors22 from 19 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Halil Mutlu  Turkey
2nd, silver medalist(s) Wu Wenxiong  China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Zhang Xiangxiang  China
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Total score was the sum of the lifter's best result in each of the snatch and the clean and jerk, with three lifts allowed for each lift. In case of a tie, the lighter lifter won; if still tied, the lifter who took the fewest attempts to achieve the total score won. Lifters without a valid snatch score did not perform the clean and jerk.

Contents

ScheduleEdit

All times are Australian Eastern Time (UTC+10:00)

Date Time Event
16 September 2000 14:30 Group B
18:30 Group A

RecordsEdit

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

World Record Snatch   Halil Mutlu (TUR) 137.5 kg Athens, Greece 22 November 1999
Clean & Jerk   Halil Mutlu (TUR) 166.0 kg Athens, Greece 22 November 1999
Total   Halil Mutlu (TUR) 302.5 kg Athens, Greece 22 November 1999
Olympic Record Snatch Olympic Standard 135.0 kg 1 January 1997
Clean & Jerk Olympic Standard 165.0 kg 1 January 1997
Total Olympic Standard 300.0 kg 1 January 1997

ResultsEdit

Rank Athlete Group Body weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total
1 2 3 Result 1 2 3 Result
    Halil Mutlu (TUR) A 55.62 130.0 135.0 138.0 137.5 160.0 167.5 170.0 167.5 305.0
    Wu Wenxiong (CHN) A 55.48 125.0 130.0 130.0 125.0 157.5 162.5 162.5 162.5 287.5
    Zhang Xiangxiang (CHN) A 55.94 125.0 130.0 130.0 125.0 157.5 157.5 162.5 162.5 287.5
4   Wang Shin-yuan (TPE) A 55.38 125.0 127.5 127.5 125.0 155.0 160.0 162.5 160.0 285.0
5   Sergio Álvarez (CUB) A 55.66 120.0 120.0 125.0 120.0 150.0 155.0 160.0 155.0 275.0
6   Adrian Jigău (ROU) A 55.72 122.5 127.5 127.5 122.5 152.5 157.5 157.5 152.5 275.0
7   Vitali Dzerbianiou (BLR) B 55.96 115.0 120.0 125.0 125.0 145.0 150.0 155.0 150.0 275.0
8   Yang Chin-yi (TPE) A 55.58 120.0 125.0 127.5 120.0 150.0 150.0 155.0 150.0 270.0
9   Oleksandr Likhvald (UKR) A 55.86 120.0 125.0 125.0 120.0 150.0 155.0 155.0 155.0 270.0
10   Hwang Kyu-dong (KOR) A 55.94 110.0 110.0 115.0 115.0 142.5 147.5 152.5 152.5 267.5
11   Nelson Castro (COL) A 55.32 110.0 115.0 117.5 115.0 140.0 145.0 145.0 145.0 260.0
12   Luis Medrano (GUA) B 55.94 115.0 117.5 117.5 115.0 137.5 140.0 142.5 142.5 257.5
13   Koki Tagashira (JPN) B 55.44 107.5 112.5 117.5 112.5 135.0 140.0 142.5 140.0 252.5
14   Éric Bonnel (FRA) A 55.70 112.5 117.5 117.5 112.5 140.0 147.5 147.5 140.0 252.5
15   Yasuji Kikuzuma (JPN) B 55.82 105.0 105.0 105.0 105.0 140.0 140.0 145.0 145.0 250.0
16   Thandava Murthy Muthu (IND) B 55.90 105.0 110.0 112.5 110.0 130.0 135.0 135.0 135.0 245.0
17   Mehmet Yağcı (AUS) B 55.94 100.0 100.0 105.0 105.0 125.0 130.0 135.0 130.0 235.0
18   Orlando Vásquez (NCA) B 55.84 102.5 107.5 107.5 102.5 130.0 135.0 135.0 130.0 232.5
19   Gino Soupprayen (MRI) B 55.88 90.0 95.0 100.0 95.0 110.0 115.0 117.5 115.0 210.0
20   Martinho de Araújo (IOA) B 55.54 65.0 65.0 67.5 67.5 85.0 90.0 95.0 90.0 157.5
  Manuel Minginfel (FSM) B 55.70 97.5 97.5 97.5
DQ   Ivan Ivanov (BUL) A 55.92 125.0 130.0 130.0 155.0 160.0 162.5

New recordsEdit

Snatch 138.0 kg   Halil Mutlu (TUR) WR
Clean & Jerk 167.5 kg   Halil Mutlu (TUR) WR
Total 305.0 kg   Halil Mutlu (TUR) WR

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sydney 2000: Weightlifting – Men's 56 kg" (PDF). Sydney 2000. LA84 Foundation. p. 34. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Two Athletes Sent Home After Testing Positive for Drugs". Los Angeles Times. 20 September 2000. Retrieved 18 September 2016.

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