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Weightlifting at the Olympics
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Facts about Weightlifting in the Olympics

 Weightlifting  in the Olympic Games  Olympics Weightlifting has been part of the $games_typen program 26 times (including this year).
 Weightlifting  medal sets in the Olympics  Medals

A total of 227 Weightlifting events have been held all-time in $games_typen (including planned events this year).

Number of  Weightlifting  events in the Olympic Games  Events There has been 19 different events in Olympic Weightlifting.

Medal table for Weightlifting in the Olympics

Gold Silver Bronze Total
1. URS 3921 2 62
2. CHN 3816 8 62
3. USA 1617 13 46
4. BUL 1217 8 37
5. IRI 96 5 20
All-time Olympic Weightlifting Medal table

Weightlifting in the Olympic Programme

Olympic Games Venue Events
Women Men
Athens 1896 Pananthenian Stadium 0 2
St. Louis 1904 Francis Field 0 2
Antwerp 1920 Stade Olympique, Beerschot 0 5
Paris 1924 Velodrome d'Hiver 0 5
Amsterdam 1928 Krachtsportgebouw, Olympia Sportpark 0 5
Los Angeles 1932 Olympic Auditorium, Olympic Park 0 5
Berlin 1936 Deutschlandhalle 0 5
London 1948 Empress Hall, Earls Court 0 6
Helsinki 1952 Messuhalli II 0 7
Melbourne 1956 Exhibition Building 0 7
Rome 1960 Palazetto dello Sport 0 7
Tokyo 1964 Shibuya Public Hall 0 7
Mexico City 1968 Insurgentes Theatre 0 7
Munich 1972 Messegelände 0 9
Montreal 1976 St. Michel Arena 0 9
Moscow 1980 Izmailovo Sports Palace 0 10
Los Angeles 1984 Albert Gersten Pavilion 0 10
Seoul 1988 Olympic Weightlifting Gymnasium 0 10
Barcelona 1992 Pavello L'Espanya Industrial 0 10
Atlanta 1996 Georgia World Congress Center 0 10
Sydney 2000 Sydney Convention Centre, Darling Harbour 7 8
Athens 2004 Nikaia Weightlifting Hall 7 8
Beijing 2008 Beijing University of Aeronautics Gymnasium 7 8
London 2012 ExCel 7 8
Rio 2016 Riocentro - Pavilion 2 7 8
Tokyo 2020 Tokyo International Forum 7 7

International Weightlifting Federation

The Olympic competitions in Weightlifting is organized by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) in cooperation with the host city of the specific games. Follow the link for more information about world championships, the international organization, general history of
These facts about Weightlifting in the Olympics is based on the official Olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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