Weightlifting at the 1996 Summer Olympics
|Medalists - Atlanta 1996:|
|Men's Heavyweight in Atlanta 1996|
|Venue: Georgia World Congress Center|
|Participants: 23 athletes participated in the event.|
|Schedule: The final took place on Monday, July 29, 1996.|
|Format: Athletes competed in two types of lift: the snatch, in which they raised the bar over the head in one movement, and the clean & jerk, in which they raised the bar i two movements using the combined strength of arms and legs. Each athlete was allowed three attempts at each type of lift. The best result in each type of lift counted in the final score for the athlete.
|These facts about Men's Heavyweight - Weightlifting at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta is based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database|