Weightlifting at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Weightlifting competitions at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London were held from 28 July to 7 August in the ExCeL venue. Fifteen gold medals were awarded and 260 athletes took part (156 men and 104 women).
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
|Dates||28 July - 7 August 2012|
15 sets of medals were awarded in the following events:
The results of the 2012 Olympic weightlifting competition have been significantly revised after evidence of doping was uncovered through retests of samples from these Games that were undertaken in 2016: 16 lifters (13 medallists, and three further lifters who would have inherited forfeited medals) have tested positive for a variety of prohibited substances following these retests. Below are the results listed by the International Weightlifting Federation.
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- Men's 85 kg Apti Aukhadov of Russia originally won the silver medal, but was disqualified in 2016 after a retest of his 2012 sample tested positive for steroids. 
- Men's 94 kg Ilya Ilyin of Kazakhstan, Aleksandr Ivanov of Russia, and Anatolie Cîrîcu of Moldova originally won the gold, silver, and bronze medals, respectively, but were all disqualified in 2016 after retests of their 2012 samples were positive for steroids; fourth-placed Andrey Demanov of Russia, sixth-placed Intigam Zairov of Azerbaijan, and seventh-placed Almas Uteshov of Kazakhstan were also disqualified for the same reason.
- Women's 53 kg Zulfiya Chinshanlo of Kazakhstan and Cristina Iovu of Moldova originally won the gold and bronze medals respectively, but were both disqualified in 2016 after testing positive for steroids.
- Women's 58 kg Yuliya Kalina of Ukraine originally won the bronze medal, but was disqualified in 2016 after a retest of her 2012 sample tested positive for steroids.
- Women's 63 kg Maiya Maneza of Kazakhstan originally won the gold medal, but was disqualified in 2016 after a retest of her 2012 sample tested positive for stanozolol. Fourth-placed Sibel Şimşek of Turkey was also disqualified for the same reason. On 5 April 2017, original silver medalist Svetlana Tsarukayeva of Russia was also disqualified for the same reason.
- Women's 69 kg Maryna Shkermankova of Belarus originally won the bronze medal, but was disqualifed in 2016 after a retest of her 2012 sample was positive for steroids. Fourth-placed Dzina Sazanavets of Belarus was also disqualifed for the same reason.
- Women's 75 kg Svetlana Podobedova of Kazakhstan, Natalia Zabolotnaya of Russia, and Iryna Kulesha of Belarus originally won the gold, silver, and bronze medals respectively, but were all disqualified in 2016 after retests of their 2012 samples were positive for steroids.
- Women's +75 kg Hripsime Khurshudyan of Armenia originally won the bronze mwdal, but was disqualified in 2016 after a retest of her 2012 sample was positive for steroids.
Olympic and world records brokenEdit
- Stripped results marked in pink background.
|Olympics – Women's 53 kg||29 July||Clean and jerk||Zulfiya Chinshanlo||Kazakhstan||131 kg||WR||2|
|Olympics – Women's 53 kg||29 July||Total||Zulfiya Chinshanlo||Kazakhstan||226 kg||OR||2|
|Olympics – Women's 58 kg||30 July||Snatch||Li Xueying||China||108 kg||OR||3|
|Olympics – Women's 58 kg||30 July||Total||Li Xueying||China||246 kg||OR||3|
|Olympics – Women's 63 kg||31 July||Total||Maiya Maneza||Kazakhstan||245 kg||OR||4|
|Olympics – Women's 75 kg||3 August||Snatch||Natalia Zabolotnaya||Russia||131 kg||OR||7|
|Olympics – Women's 75 kg||3 August||Clean & Jerk||Svetlana Podobedova||Kazakhstan||161 kg||OR||7|
|Olympics – Women's 75 kg||3 August||Total||Natalia Zabolotnaya||Russia||291 kg||OR||7|
|Olympics – Women's +75 kg||5 August||Snatch||Tatiana Kashirina||Russia||151 kg||WR||9|
|Olympics – Women's +75 kg||5 August||Clean & Jerk||Zhou Lulu||China||187 kg||OR||9|
|Olympics – Women's +75 kg||5 August||Total||Zhou Lulu||China||333 kg||WR||9|
|Olympics – Men's 56 kg||29 July||Clean and jerk||Om Yun-Chol||North Korea||168 kg||OR||2|
|Olympics – Men's 62 kg||30 July||Snatch||Kim Un-Guk||North Korea||153 kg||OR||3|
|Olympics – Men's 62 kg||30 July||Total||Kim Un-Guk||North Korea||327 kg||WR||3|
|Olympics – Men's 62 kg||30 July||Clean and jerk||Óscar Figueroa||Colombia||177 kg||OR||3|
|Olympics – Men's 77 kg||1 August||Snatch||Lü Xiaojun||China||175 kg||WR||5|
|Olympics – Men's 77 kg||1 August||Total||Lü Xiaojun||China||379 kg||WR||5|
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- IOC sanctions eight athletes for failing anti-doping test at London 2012
- "IOC sanctions Ukrainian weightlifter Yulia Kalina for failing anti-doping test at London 2012". IOC. 13 July 2016.
- "Ten weightlifters, including great Ilya Ilyin, return positive tests from London 2012". Sky Sports. 15 June 2016.