2000 Olympics: Weightlifting

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

Weights in the parenthesis are as follows: (snatch-clean & jerk?total weight), all converted to pounds. In the event of a tie, medals are awarded based on body weight from lightest to heaviest.

MEN

123 lbs (56 kg): 1. Halil Mutlu, TUR (303-369?672 lbs); 2. Wu Wenxiong, CHN* (275-358?634); 3. Zhang Xiangxiang, CHN (275-358?634).

137 lbs (62 kg): 1. Nikolay Pechalov, CRO (331-386?717 lbs); 2. Leonidas Sabanis, GRE (324-375?699); 3. Gennady Oleshchuk, BLR? (309-390?699).

152 lbs (69 kg): 1. Galabin Boevski, BUL (357-430?787 lbs) OR; 2. Georgi Markov, BUL (364-412?776); 3. Sergei Lavrenov, BLR (346-401?750).

170 lbs (77 kg): 1. Zhan Xugang, CHN (352-456?810 lbs); 2. Viktor Mitrou, GRE (364-446?810); 3. Arsen Melikyan, ARM (369-435?805).

187 lbs (85 kg): 1. Pyrros Dimas, GRE (386-474?860 lbs); 2. Marc Huster, GER (391-468?860); 3. George Asanidze, GEO (397-463?860).

207 lbs (94 kg): 1. Akakios Kakiasvilis, GRE (408-485?893 lbs); 2. Szymon Kolecki, POL (401-490?893); 3. Alexei Petrov, RUS (397-490?886).

231 lbs (105 kg): 1. Hossein Tavakoli, IRN (419-518?937 lbs); 2. Alan Tsagaev, BUL (412-518?931); 3. Said S Asaad, QAT (419-507?926).

Over 231 lbs (105+ kg): 1. Hossein Rezazadeh, IRN (467-573?1041 lbs) WR; 2. Ronny Weller, GER (463-567?1030); 3. Andrei Chemerkin, RUS# (446-573?1020).

#Ashot Danielyan, Armenia, was stripped of his bronze medal for failing a drug test.

WOMEN

106 lbs (48 kg): 1. Tara Nott, USA% (181-225?408 lbs); 2. Raema Lisa Rumbewas, INA (176-232?408); 3. Sri Indriyani, INA (181-221?401).

117 lbs (53 kg): 1. Yang Xia, CHN (221-276?496 lbs) WR; 2. Li Feng-Ying, TPE (214-254?467); 3. Winarni Binti Slamet, INA (198?247?445).

128 lbs (58 kg): 1. Soraya Jimenez Mendivil, MEX (209-280?490 lbs); 2. Ri Song Hui, N. Kor (214-269?485); 3. Khassaraporn Suta, THA (203-258?463).

139 lbs (63 kg): 1. Chen Xiaomin, CHN (247-287?534 lbs) WR; 2. Valentina Popova, RUS (236-280?518); 3. Ioanna Chatiioannou, GRE (214-276?490).

152 lbs (69 kg): 1. Lin Weining, CHN (243-291?534 lbs); 2. Erzsebet Markus, HUN (247-287?534); 3. Karnam Malleswari, IND (243-287?529).

165 lbs (75 kg): 1. Maria Isabel Urrutia, COL (243-298?540); 2. Ruth Ogbeifo, NGR (232-309?540); 3. Kuo Yi-Hang, TPE (236-302?540).

Over 165 lbs (75+ kg): 1. Ding Meiyuan, CHN (298-364?661) WR; 2. Agata Wrobel, POL (292-358?650); 3. Cheryl Haworth, USA (276-320?595).

%Isabela Dragneva, Bulgaria, was stripped of her gold medal for failing a drug test.