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Weightlifting at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Men's 56 kg

The Men's 56 kg weightlifting competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro took place on 7 August at the Pavilion 2 of Riocentro.[1]

Men's 56 kg
at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
VenueRiocentro
Date7 August 2016
Competitors19 from 17 nations
Winning total307 kg WR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Long Qingquan  China
2nd, silver medalist(s) Om Yun-chol  North Korea
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Sinphet Kruaithong  Thailand
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The medals were presented by Chang Ung, IOC member, North Korea and Salvatore Coffa, Vice President of International Weightlifting Federation.

Contents

ScheduleEdit

All times are Time in Brazil (UTC-03:00)

Date Time Event
7 August 2016 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   Wu Jingbiao (CHN) 139 kg Houston, United States 21 November 2015
Clean & Jerk   Om Yun-chol (PRK) 171 kg Houston, United States 21 November 2015
Total   Halil Mutlu (TUR) 305 kg Sydney, Australia 16 September 2000
Olympic record Snatch   Halil Mutlu (TUR) 137 kg Sydney, Australia 16 September 2000
Clean & Jerk   Om Yun-chol (PRK) 168 kg London, United Kingdom 29 July 2012
Total   Halil Mutlu (TUR) 305 kg Sydney, Australia 16 September 2000

ResultsEdit

Rank Athlete Nation Group Body
weight
Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total
1 2 3 Result 1 2 3 Result
  Long Qingquan   China A 55.68 132 135 137 137 161 166 170 170 OR 307 WR
  Om Yun-chol   North Korea A 55.57 128 132 134 134 165 169 169 169 303
  Sinphet Kruaithong   Thailand A 55.43 125 131 132 132 154 157 161 157 289
4 Arli Chontey   Kazakhstan A 55.64 125 130 132 130 148 153 154 148 278
5 Trần Lê Quốc Toàn   Vietnam A 55.85 117 121 123 121 148 154 157 154 275
6 Habib de las Salas   Colombia A 55.84 113 116 119 119 143 147 150 147 266
7 Mirco Scarantino   Italy A 55.91 115 115 120 115 143 146 149 149 264
8 Luis García   Dominican Republic B 55.56 110 115 118 118 140 145 145 145 263
9 Witoon Mingmoon   Thailand A 55.67 113 113 116 113 148 151 151 148 261
10 Edgar Pineda   Guatemala B 56.00 103 108 111 108 140 140 143 143 251
11 Hiroaki Takao   Japan B 55.90 108 111 111 111 134 138 138 138 249
12 Tan Chi-chung   Chinese Taipei B 55.89 110 110 110 110 131 135 138 138 248
13 Manueli Tulo   Fiji B 55.81 103 106 109 106 130 136 139 136 242
14 Tom Goegebuer   Belgium B 55.74 107 111 113 111 126 130 133 130 241
15 Elson Brechtefeld   Nauru B 55.62 95 98 101 98 120 125 125 125 223
Thạch Kim Tuấn   Vietnam A 55.55 130 130 133 130 157 160 160
Nestor Colonia   Philippines A 55.11 120 125 125 120 154 154 154
Josué Brachi   Spain B 55.67 120 120 120
Ösökhbayaryn Chagnaadorj   Mongolia B 55.65 103 103 103

New recordsEdit

Clean & Jerk 169 kg   Om Yun-chol (PRK) OR
Clean & Jerk 170 kg   Long Qingquan (CHN) OR
Total 307 kg   Long Qingquan (CHN) OR, WR

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rio 2016: Weightlifting". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 17 April 2015. Retrieved 17 April 2015.