Weightlifting at Summer Olympic 2020 Schedule & Fixtures – Medal Stats

The Athletes, who lift a barbell loaded with heavyweight plates, is called Weightlifting sports. And the highest governing body of this sports is the International Weightlifting Federation.

Ancient Greece, Egypt, China have developed this game in a form of weightlifting strength competitions. The Inaugural Olympic Games in 1896, had been done with this weightlifting sports event.

Qualifications: From any participating nations, maximum 8 athletes will perform (4 men, 4 women) this sports.

Events: From Men’s 8 events will be scheduled on the other hand, from women’s 7 events will be held on that weightlifting sports.

Men’s EventsWomen’s Events
56 kg Men48 kg Women
62 kg Men53 kg Women
69 kg Men58 kg Women
77 kg Men63 kg Women
85 kg Men69 kg Women
94 kg Men75 kg Women
105 kg Men+75 kg Women
+105 kg Men

Weightlifting at Summer Olympic 2020 Schedule & Fixtures

The Weightlifting sports events will be scheduled from 25 July to 5 August 2020 at Tokyo International Forum. The whole schedule will be coming soon.

Olympic Weightlifting: Medals Stat & Table

Till now, the Soviet Union is the number one ranked on Olympic Weightlifting Medals Statistics. And the 2nd and 3rd position ranked China & USA respectfully. Here is the top 25 counties with Medals count.

RankCountriesGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Soviet Union3921262
2China3115854
3United States16161244
4Bulgaria1217837
5France93315
6Iran86519
7Turkey81211
8Germany67720
9Poland662234
10Greece65415
11North Korea57517
12Italy54514
13Unified Team5409
14Thailand52512
15Egypt52411
16Russia47718
17South Korea34512
18Austria3429
19Czechoslovakia3238
20Ukraine3115
21Hungary29920
22Romania27413
23Japan23914
24Colombia2327
25West Germany2237