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 Events||Women’s Events|
|56 kg Men||48 kg Women|
|62 kg Men||53 kg Women|
|69 kg Men||58 kg Women|
|77 kg Men||63 kg Women|
|85 kg Men||69 kg Women|
|94 kg Men||75 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.