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Weightlifting at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's 77 kg

The men's 77 kg weightlifting event was the fourth lightest men's event at the weightlifting competition, limiting competitors to a maximum of 77 kilograms of body mass. The whole competition took place on August 13, but was divided in two parts due to the number of competitors. Group B weightlifters competed at 10:00, and Group A at 19:00. This event was the ninth weightlifting event to conclude.

Men's 77 kg
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
VenueBeihang University Gymnasium
Date13 August
Competitors28 from 25 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Sa Jae-hyouk  South Korea
2nd, silver medalist(s) Li Hongli  China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Gevorg Davtyan  Armenia
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Each lifter performed in both the snatch and clean and jerk lifts, with the final score being the sum of the lifter's best result in each. The athlete received three attempts in each of the two lifts; the score for the lift was the heaviest weight successfully lifted.

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ScheduleEdit

All times are China Standard Time (UTC+08:00)

Date Time Event
13 August 2008 10:00 Group B
19:00 Group A

RecordsEdit

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

World Record Snatch   Sergey Filimonov (KAZ) 173 kg Almaty, Kazakhstan 9 April 2004
Clean & Jerk   Oleg Perepetchenov (RUS) 210 kg Trenčín, Slovakia 27 April 2001
Total   Plamen Zhelyazkov (BUL) 377 kg Doha, Qatar 27 March 2002
Olympic Record Snatch   Taner Sağır (TUR) 172 kg Athens, Greece 19 August 2004
Clean & Jerk   Zhan Xugang (CHN) 207 kg Sydney, Australia 22 September 2000
Total   Taner Sağır (TUR) 375 kg Athens, Greece 19 August 2004

ResultsEdit

Rank Athlete Group Body weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total
1 2 3 Result 1 2 3 Result
    Sa Jae-hyouk (KOR) A 76.46 160 163 165 163 201 203 211 203 366
    Li Hongli (CHN) A 76.91 163 168 170 168 193 198 198 198 366
    Gevorg Davtyan (ARM) A 76.77 165 165 165 165 195 195 201 195 360
4   Kim Kwang-hoon (KOR) A 76.86 155 155 160 155 200 206 206 200 355
5   Oleg Perepetchenov (RUS) A 76.80 158 162 165 162 192 199 199 192 354
6   Iván Cambar (CUB) A 76.53 152 157 160 157 190 196 196 196 353
7   Ara Khachatryan (ARM) A 76.78 162 166 166 162 191 195 195 191 353
8   Krzysztof Szramiak (POL) A 76.71 157 161 165 161 191 191 194 191 352
9   Vladimir Kuznetsov (KAZ) A 76.86 155 160 160 160 191 191 197 191 351
10   Siarhei Lahun (BLR) A 76.56 153 157 157 157 187 192 196 192 349
11   Sandow Nasution (INA) A 76.92 145 152 153 153 185 194 200 194 347
12   Mahmoud El-Haddad (EGY) A 76.73 145 150 155 150 192 198 198 192 342
13   Erkand Qerimaj (ALB) B 76.52 145 150 154 154 182 187 193 187 341
14   Giovanni Bardis (FRA) B 76.83 149 153 156 156 173 178 178 173 329
15   Felix Ekpo (NGR) B 75.83 143 148 150 143 178 182 185 183 325
16   Sherzodjon Yusupov (UZB) B 76.24 140 144 148 144 178 185 185 178 322
17   José Ocando (VEN) B 76.90 140 140 140 140 182 182 186 182 322
18   Răzvan Rusu (ROU) B 76.69 130 135 140 140 170 175 175 170 310
19   Carlos Espeleta (ARG) B 76.93 140 140 145 140 170 170 170 170 310
20   Andrei Guțu (MDA) B 76.38 140 145 147 145 160 165 165 160 305
21   Richie Patterson (NZL) B 76.57 130 137 137 130 170 176 176 170 300
22   Darryn Anthony (RSA) B 76.98 135 135 144 135 160 170 173 160 295
23   Josefa Vueti (FIJ) B 76.15 115 120 124 124 155 162 162 155 279
24   Romain Marchessou (MON) B 75.53 105 110 115 110 135 140 145 140 250
  János Baranyai (HUN) B 76.92 140 145 148 145
  Octavio Mejías (VEN) A 76.53 152 157 157 152 185 185 185
  Taner Sağır (TUR) A 76.73 165 165 165
  Chad Vaughn (USA) B 76.81 144 144 147 147 182 182 182

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