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Weightlifting at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Men's 85 kg

The Men's 85 kg weightlifting competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro took place on 12 August at the Pavilion 2 of Riocentro.[1]

Men's 85 kg
at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
Weightlifting at the 2016 Summer Olympics-85kg-12.jpg
VenueRiocentro
Date12 August 2016
Competitors24 from 22 nations
Winning total396 kg WR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Kianoush Rostami  Iran
2nd, silver medalist(s) Tian Tao  China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Denis Ulanov  Kazakhstan
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On October 13, 2016, the IWF reported that bronze medalist Gabriel Sincraian of Romania had tested positive for excess testosterone in a test connected to the Rio Olympics.[2]

Contents

ScheduleEdit

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

Date Time Event
12 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   Andrei Rybakou (BLR) 187 kg Chiang Mai, Thailand 22 September 2007
Clean & Jerk   Kianoush Rostami (IRN) 220 kg Tehran, Iran 31 May 2016
Total   Kianoush Rostami (IRN) 395 kg Tehran, Iran 31 May 2016
Olympic record Snatch   Andrei Rybakou (BLR) 185 kg Beijing, China 15 August 2008
Clean & Jerk   Pyrros Dimas (GRE) 215 kg Sydney, Australia 23 September 2000
Total   Andrei Rybakou (BLR) 394 kg Beijing, China 15 August 2008

ResultsEdit

Rank Athlete Group Body
weight
Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total
1 2 3 Result 1 2 3 Result
    Kianoush Rostami (IRI) A 84.26 174 179 182 179 215 215 217 217 396 WR OR
    Tian Tao (CHN) A 84.85 173 178 178 178 210 210 217 217 OR 395
    Denis Ulanov (KAZ) A 84.95 170 175 175 175 215 215 215 215 390
4   Oleksandr Pielieshenko (UKR) A 84.73 170 173 175 175 210 210 212 210 385
5   Petr Asayonak (BLR) A 84.24 165 170 173 170 201 207 215 207 377
6   Pavel Khadasevich (BLR) A 84.47 166 170 173 170 195 201 201 195 365
7   Faris Ibrahim (QAT) A 84.79 151 155 158 158 197 203 208 203 361
8   Giovanni Bardis (FRA) B 84.63 160 160 165 165 185 190 192 192 357
9   Benjamin Hennequin (FRA) A 84.43 155 160 160 155 195 202 202 195 350
10   Yoelmis Hernández (CUB) A 84.49 150 150 150 150 200 205 205 200 350
11   Theodoros Iakovidis (GRE) B 84.58 151 156 160 160 186 190 197 190 350
12   Pascal Plamondon (CAN) B 85.00 150 155 155 155 185 185 190 190 345
13   Yu Dong-ju (KOR) B 84.44 150 157 157 150 190 195 195 190 340
14   Amar Musić (CRO) B 84.58 140 145 150 150 180 180 186 186 336
15   Richie Patterson (NZL) B 84.13 145 149 149 149 181 186 187 181 330
16   Hoàng Tấn Tài (VIE) B 84.27 135 140 145 145 172 180 185 180 325
17   Welisson Silva (BRA) B 84.69 140 145 150 145 180 190 190 180 325
18   Milko Tokola (FIN) B 84.79 140 145 148 145 170 175 175 175 320
19   Khalid El-Aabidi (MAR) B 80.57 120 127 130 120 153 160 165 165 285
20   Christian Amoah (GHA) B 83.52 121 125 130 130 153 153 157 153 283
  Kyle Micallef (MLT) B 84.87 118 118 118 DNF N/A N/A N/A N/A DNF
  Arakel Mirzoyan (ARM) A 83.67 158 158 160 158 N/A N/A N/A N/A DNF
DSQ[3]   Gabriel Sîncrăian (ROU) A 84.33 167 171 173 173 204 212 217 217 390

  Antonis Martasidis (CYP) was originally on the entry list but was ejected from the Games after testing positive for a banned substance on July 25.[4]

New recordsEdit

Clean & Jerk 217 kg   Tian Tao (CHN) OR
Total 395 kg   Tian Tao (CHN) OR
Total 396 kg   Kianoush Rostami (IRI) OR, WR

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rio 2016: Weightlifting". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 17 April 2015. Retrieved 17 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Weightlifter Gabriel Sincraian fails Rio Olympic drug test". Associated Press. October 13, 2016. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  3. ^ "CAS AD 16/10 and 16/11. The Anti-doping Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport Issues Decisions in the Cases of Gabriel Sincraian (ROM/Weightlifting-85kg) and Misha Aloian (RUS/Boxing-52kg)" (PDF). Court of Arbitration for Sport. December 8, 2016. Retrieved 8 December 2016.
  4. ^ Cypriot, Greek athletes kicked out of Olympics after failing drug tests. The Guardian (2016-08-05)