British Olympic Athletes in Weightlifting*

  Facts about Olympic Weightlifting
Event Athletes
 Weightlifting 1896
One hand lift M GBR Launceston Elliott
Heavyweight M GBR Launceston Elliott
 Weightlifting 1920
Featherweight M GBR John Paine
Lightweight M GBR Percival Mills
 Weightlifting 1924
Featherweight M GBR Thomas Taylor
Augustus Cummins
Alfred Baxter
Lightweight M GBR William Wyatt
William Randall
John Tooley
Middleweight M GBR Fred Lowes
Frederick Attenborough
John Austin
Heavyweight M GBR Harold Wood
 Weightlifting 1928
Featherweight M GBR Alfred Baxter
Alfred Hopkins
Middleweight M GBR John Tooley
Frederick Attenborough
Heavyweight M GBR Harold Wood
 Weightlifting 1936
Featherweight M GBR John Terry
Frederick Marsh
Norman Holroyd
Lightweight M GBR Alfred Griffin
John Smith
Middleweight M GBR Harold Laurance
Heavyweight M GBR Ronald Walker
 Weightlifting 1948
Bantamweight M GBR Julian Creus
Abraham Greenhalgh
Featherweight M GBR Denis Hallett
Sidney Kemble
Lightweight M GBR James Halliday
William Eland
Middleweight M GBR Ernest Peppiatt
George William Watson
Light-heavyweight M GBR Ernest Roe
Heavyweight M GBR Alfred Knight
 Weightlifting 1952
Bantamweight M GBR Maurice Megennis
Featherweight M GBR Julian Creus
Lightweight M GBR James Halliday
Yorrie Evans
Middle-heavyweight M GBR Melville Barnett
 Weightlifting 1956
Featherweight M GBR Maurice Megennis
Julian Creus
Lightweight M GBR Benjamin Helfgott
Light-heavyweight M GBR Philip Caira
Middle-heavyweight M GBR Sydney Harrington
 Weightlifting 1960
Featherweight M GBR Allan Robinson
Lightweight M GBR Benjamin Helfgott
Middleweight M GBR Blair Blenman
Light-heavyweight M GBR Philip Caira
Sylvanus Blackman
Middle-heavyweight M GBR Louis Martin
Heavyweight M GBR Dennis Hillman
 Weightlifting 1964
Featherweight M GBR George Newton
Middleweight M GBR Michael Pearman
Light-heavyweight M GBR Sylvanus Blackman
George Manners
Middle-heavyweight M GBR Louis Martin
 Weightlifting 1968
Bantamweight M GBR Precious McKenzie
Featherweight M GBR Gerald Perrin
Light-heavyweight M GBR Michael Pearman
Peter Arthur
Middle-heavyweight M GBR Sylvanus Blackman
Louis Martin
Heavyweight M GBR Terence Perdue
 Weightlifting 1972
Bantamweight M GBR Precious McKenzie
Lightweight M GBR Ieuan Owen
George Newton
Light-heavyweight M GBR Michael Ford
Michael Pearman
Middle-heavyweight M GBR Peter Arthur
Heavyweight M GBR Kenneth Price
David Hancock
Super-heavyweight M GBR Terence Perdue
 Weightlifting 1976
Flyweight M GBR Precious McKenzie
Featherweight M GBR Victor Daniels
Lightweight M GBR Alan Winterbourne
Kevin Welch
Middle-heavyweight M GBR Kenneth Price
Gary Langford
Heavyweight M GBR Brian Strange
John Burns
 Weightlifting 1980
Featherweight M GBR Geoffrey Laws
Jeffrey Bryce
Lightweight M GBR Leo Isaac
Alan Winterbourne
Middleweight M GBR Kevin Welch-Kennedy
Newton Burrowes
Light-heavyweight M GBR Stephen Pinsent
Middle-heavyweight M GBR Gary Langford
Heavyweight 100 kg M GBR John Burns
Heavyweight M GBR Andrzej Drzewiecki
 Weightlifting 1984
Featherweight M GBR Geoffrey Laws
Lightweight M GBR Dean Willey
Middleweight M GBR David Morgan
Stephen Pinsent
Light-heavyweight M GBR Anthony Supple
Newton Burrowes
Middle-heavyweight M GBR Keith Boxell
David Mercer
Heavyweight 100 kg M GBR Peter Pinsent
Heavyweight M GBR Gary Taylor
 Weightlifting 1988
Middleweight M GBR Richard Chaplin
Dean Willey
Light-heavyweight M GBR David Morgan
Middle-heavyweight M GBR David Mercer
Keith Boxell
Heavyweight 100 kg M GBR Peter May
Andrew Saxton
Heavyweight M GBR Mark Thomas
Andrew Davies
Super-heavyweight M GBR Matthew Vine
 Weightlifting 1992
Middleweight M GBR Anthony Morgan
Light-heavyweight M GBR David Morgan
Andrew Callard
Middle-heavyweight M GBR Keith Boxell
Peter May
Heavyweight M GBR Raymond Kopka
 Weightlifting 1996
Light-heavyweight M GBR Anthony Arthur
 Weightlifting 2000
Heavyweight M GBR Thomas Yule
 Weightlifting 2004
Lightweight W GBR Michaela Breeze
Featherweight M GBR Kamran Panjavi
 Weightlifting 2008
Middleweight W GBR Michaela Breeze
 Weightlifting 2012
Lightweight W GBR Zoe Smith
Light-heavyweight W GBR Natasha Perdue
Lightweight M GBR Gareth Evans
Middleweight M GBR Jack Oliver
Middle-heavyweight M GBR Peter Kirkbride
 Weightlifting 2016
Light-heavyweight W GBR Rebekah Tiler
Middle-heavyweight M GBR Sonny Webster
 Weightlifting 2020
Lightweight W GBR Zoe Smith
Middleweight W GBR Sarah Davies
Light-heavyweight W GBR Emily Godley
Super-heavyweight W GBR Emily Jade Campbell
* The list above only shows a selection of British weightlifters - All possible medalists are included in the list.
This information about British weightlifters at the Olympic Games is based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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