Weightlifting at the 2004 Summer Olympics

At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, fifteen events in weightlifting were contested, in eight classes for men and seven for women. Competition was held in the Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall.[1]

Weightlifting
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
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VenueNikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall
Dates14–25 August 2004
No. of events15
Competitors249 from 79 nations
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MedalistsEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
56 kg
details
Halil Mutlu
  Turkey
Wu Meijin
  China
Sedat Artuç
  Turkey
62 kg
details
Shi Zhiyong
  China
Le Maosheng
  China
Israel José Rubio
  Venezuela
69 kg
details
Zhang Guozheng
  China
Lee Bae-young
  South Korea
Nikolaj Pešalov
  Croatia
77 kg
details
Taner Sağır
  Turkey
Sergey Filimonov
  Kazakhstan
Reyhan Arabacıoğlu
  Turkey
85 kg
details
Giorgi Asanidze
  Georgia
Andrei Rybakou
  Belarus
Pyrros Dimas
  Greece
94 kg
details
Milen Dobrev
  Bulgaria
Khadzhimurat Akkaev
  Russia
Eduard Tyukin
  Russia
105 kg
details
Dmitry Berestov
  Russia
Ihor Razoronov
  Ukraine
Gleb Pisarevskiy
  Russia
+105 kg
details
Hossein Rezazadeh
  Iran
Viktors Ščerbatihs
  Latvia
Velichko Cholakov
  Bulgaria

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
details
Nurcan Taylan
  Turkey
Li Zhuo
  China
Aree Wiratthaworn
  Thailand
53 kg
details
Udomporn Polsak
  Thailand
Raema Lisa Rumbewas
  Indonesia
Mabel Mosquera
  Colombia
58 kg
details
Chen Yanqing
  China
Ri Song-hui
  North Korea
Wandee Kameaim
  Thailand
63 kg
details
Nataliya Skakun
  Ukraine
Hanna Batsiushka
  Belarus
Tatsiana Stukalava
  Belarus
69 kg
details
Liu Chunhong
  China
Eszter Krutzler
  Hungary
Zarema Kasaeva
  Russia
75 kg
details
Pawina Thongsuk
  Thailand
Natalya Zabolotnaya
  Russia
Valentina Popova
  Russia
+75 kg
details
Tang Gonghong
  China
Jang Mi-ran
  South Korea
Agata Wróbel
  Poland

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  China (CHN)5308
2  Turkey (TUR)3025
3  Thailand (THA)2024
4  Russia (RUS)1247
5  Ukraine (UKR)1102
6  Bulgaria (BUL)1012
7  Georgia (GEO)1001
  Iran (IRI)1001
9  Belarus (BLR)0213
10  South Korea (KOR)0202
11  Hungary (HUN)0101
  Indonesia (INA)0101
  Kazakhstan (KAZ)0101
  Latvia (LAT)0101
  North Korea (PRK)0101
16  Colombia (COL)0011
  Croatia (CRO)0011
  Greece (GRE)0011
  Poland (POL)0011
  Venezuela (VEN)0011
Totals (20 nations)15151545

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 249 weightlifters from 79 nations competed at the Athens Games:

DopingEdit

A total of twelve weightlifters were disqualified for doping, amongst them Greek star Leonidas Sabanis, who had won two silver medals in previous Olympics and who had originally been awarded the bronze medal in the Men's 62 kg division.[2][3][4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Weightlifting at the 2004 Athens Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 4 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Report: Greece's Sampanis Tests Positive for Drugs". The Washington Post. 21 August 2004. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Greek weightlifter stripped of bronze". The Guardian. 22 August 2004. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Greek despair at failed drugs test". CNN.com. 20 August 2004. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Sampanis stripped of bronze". BBC Sport. 22 August 2004. Retrieved 23 April 2018.

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