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Olympic Records in Weightlifting






Olympic Weightlifting:Halil Mutlu, Taner Sagir, Hossein Rezazadeh, and Nurcan Tylan are considered as legendry weightlifters, who have won gold medal and hold several Olympic records in weightlifting.

Men's records
Date Games Event Record Athlete Nation
56 kg
16 September 2000 2000 Sydney Snatch 137 kg Halil Mutlu Turkey
29 July 2012 2012 London Clean & Jerk 168 kg Om Yun-chol North Korea
16 September 2000 2000 Sydney Total 305 kg Halil Mutlu Turkey
62 kg
30 July 2012 2012 London Snatch 153 kg Kim Un-guk North Korea
30 July 2012 2012 London Clean & Jerk 177 kg Oscar Figueroa Colombia
30 July 2012 2012 London Total 327 kg Kim Un-guk North Korea
69 kg
20 September 2000 2000 Sydney Snatch 165 kg Georgi Markov Bulgaria
20 September 2000 2000 Sydney Clean & Jerk 196 kg Galabin Boevski Bulgaria
20 September 2000 2000 Sydney Total 357 kg Galabin Boevski Bulgaria
77 kg
1 August 2012 2012 London Snatch 175 kg Lü Xiaojun China
22 September 2000 2000 Sydney Clean & Jerk 207 kg Zhan Xugang China
1 August 2012 2012 London Total 379 kg Lü Xiaojun China
85 kg
15 August 2008 2008 Beijing Snatch 185 kg Andrei Rybakou Belarus
23 September 2000 2000 Sydney Clean & Jerk 215 kg Pyrros Dimas Greece
15 August 2008 2008 Beijing Total 394 kg Andrei Rybakou Belarus
94 kg
24 September 2000 2000 Sydney Snatch 187 kg Kourosh Bagheri Iran
4 August 2012 2012 London Clean & Jerk 233 kg Ilya Ilyin Kazakhstan
4 August 2012 2012 London Total 418 kg Ilya Ilyin Kazakhstan
105 kg
18 August 2008 2008 Beijing Snatch 200 kg Andrei Aramnau Belarus
18 August 2008 2008 Beijing Clean & Jerk 236 kg Andrei Aramnau Belarus
18 August 2008 2008 Beijing Total 436 kg Andrei Aramnau Belarus
+105 kg
26 September 2000 2000 Sydney Snatch 212 kg Hossein Rezazadeh Iran
25 August 2004 2004 Athens Clean & Jerk 263 kg Hossein Rezazadeh Iran
26 September 2000 2000 Sydney Total 472 kg Hossein Rezazadeh Iran




Women's records
Date Games Event Record Athlete Nation
48 kg
14 August 2004 2004 Athens Snatch 97 kg Nurcan Taylan Turkey
9 August 2008 2008 Beijing Clean & Jerk 117 kg Chen Xiexia China
9 August 2008 2008 Beijing Total 212 kg Chen Xiexia China
53 kg
18 September 2000 2000 Sydney Snatch 100 kg Yang Xia China
29 July 2012 2012 London Clean & Jerk 131 kg Zulfiya Chinshanlo Kazakhstan
29 July 2012 2012 London Total 226 kg Zulfiya Chinshanlo Kazakhstan
58 kg
30 July 2012 2012 London Snatch 108 kg Li Xueying China
11 August 2008 2008 Beijing Clean & Jerk 138 kg Chen Yanqing China
30 July 2012 2012 London Total 246 kg Li Xueying China
63 kg
18 August 2004 2004 Athens Snatch 115 kg Hanna Batsiushka Belarus
18 August 2004 2004 Athens Clean & Jerk 135 kg Nataliya Skakun Ukraine
31 July 2012 2012 London Total 245 kg Maiya Maneza Kazakhstan
69 kg
13 August 2008 2008 Beijing Snatch 128 kg Liu Chunhong China
13 August 2008 2008 Beijing Clean & Jerk 158 kg Liu Chunhong China
13 August 2008 2008 Beijing Total 286 kg Liu Chunhong China
75 kg
3 August 2012 2012 London Snatch 131 kg Natalia Zabolotnaya Russia
3 August 2012 2012 London Clean & Jerk 161 kg Svetlana Podobedova Kazakhstan
3 August 2012 2012 London Total 291 kg Natalia Zabolotnaya Russia
+75 kg
5 August 2012 2012 London Snatch 151 kg Tatiana Kashirina Russia
5 August 2012 2012 London Clean & Jerk 187 kg Zhou Lulu China
5 August 20122012 London Total 333 kg Zhou Lulu China
Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Olympic_records_in_weightlifting


Last Updated On : January 22, 2016


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