Weightlifting — Middleweight, Men

Times held 24
Total participants 404
Total countries 95

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1920 Middleweight (≤75 kilograms), Men Olympic 10 7
1924 Middleweight (≤75 kilograms), Men Olympic 25 13
1928 Middleweight (≤75 kilograms), Men Olympic 23 15
1932 Middleweight (≤75 kilograms), Men Olympic 7 6
1936 Middleweight (≤75 kilograms), Men Olympic 16 12
1948 Middleweight (≤75 kilograms), Men Olympic 24 18
1952 Middleweight (≤75 kilograms), Men Olympic 21 20
1956 Middleweight (≤75 kilograms), Men Olympic 16 15
1960 Middleweight (≤75 kilograms), Men Olympic 27 20
1964 Middleweight (≤75 kilograms), Men Olympic 19 17
1968 Middleweight (≤75 kilograms), Men Olympic 20 17
1972 Middleweight (≤75 kilograms), Men Olympic 26 22
1976 Middleweight (≤75 kilograms), Men Olympic 17 14
1980 Middleweight (≤75 kilograms), Men Olympic 16 14
1984 Middleweight (≤75 kilograms), Men Olympic 21 17
1988 Middleweight (≤75 kilograms), Men Olympic 25 20
1992 Middleweight (≤75 kilograms), Men Olympic 34 27
1996 Middleweight (≤76 kilograms), Men Olympic 24 21
2000 Middleweight (≤77 kilograms), Men Olympic 17 15
2004 Middleweight (≤77 kilograms), Men Olympic 25 22
2008 Middleweight (≤77 kilograms), Men Olympic 28 25
2012 Middleweight (≤77 kilograms), Men Olympic 12 11
2016 Middleweight (≤77 kilograms), Men Olympic 14 13
2020 Middleweight (≤73 kilograms), Men Olympic 14 14

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1920 Henri GanceFRA Pietro BianchiITA Albert PetterssonSWE
1924 Carlo GalimbertiITA Alfred NeulandEST Jaan KikkasEST
1928 Roger FrançoisFRA Carlo GalimbertiITA Guus SchefferNED
1932 Rudolf IsmayrGER Carlo GalimbertiITA Karl HipfingerAUT
1936 Khadr El-TouniEGY Rudolf IsmayrGER Adolf WagnerGER
1948 Frank SpellmanUSA Pete GeorgeUSA Kim Seong-JipKOR
1952 Pete GeorgeUSA Gerry GrattonCAN Kim Seong-JipKOR
1956 Fyodor BogdanovskyURS Pete GeorgeUSA Ermanno PignattiITA
1960 Aleksandr KurynovURS Tommy KonoUSA Győző VeresHUN
1964 Hans ZdražilaTCH Viktor KurentsovURS Masashi OhuchiJPN
1968 Viktor KurentsovURS Masashi OhuchiJPN Károly BakosHUN
1972 Yordan BikovBUL Mohamed Kheir TarabulsiLBN Anselmo SilvinoITA
1976 Yordan MitkovBUL Vardan MilitosyanURS Peter WenzelGDR
1980 Asen ZlatevBUL Aleksandr PervyURS Nedelcho KolevBUL
1984 Karl-Heinz RadschinskyFRG Jacques DemersCAN Dragomir CioroslanROU
1988 Borislav GidikovBUL Ingo SteinhöfelGDR Aleksandar VarbanovBUL
1992 Tudor CasapuEUN Pablo LaraCUB Kim Myong-NamPRK
1996 Pablo LaraCUB Yoto YotovBUL Chon Chol-HoPRK
2000 Zhan XugangCHN Viktor MitrouGRE Arsen MelikyanARM
2004 Taner SağırTUR Sergey FilimonovKAZ Reyhan ArabacıoğluTUR
2008 Sa Jae-HyeokKOR Li HongliCHN Gevorg DavtyanARM
2012 Lu XiaojunCHN Lu HaojieCHN Iván CambarCUB
2016 Nidzhat RakhimovKAZ Lu XiaojunCHN Mohamed IhabEGY
2020 Shi ZhiyongCHN Julio MayoraVEN Rahmat AbdullahINA

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
Bulgaria BUL 4 1 2 7
People's Republic of China CHN 3 3 0 6
Soviet Union URS 3 3 0 6
United States USA 2 3 0 5
France FRA 2 0 0 2
Italy ITA 1 3 2 6
Cuba CUB 1 1 1 3
Germany GER 1 1 1 3
Kazakhstan KAZ 1 1 0 2
Republic of Korea KOR 1 0 2 3
Egypt EGY 1 0 1 2
Turkey TUR 1 0 1 2
Czechoslovakia TCH 1 0 0 1
Unified Team EUN 1 0 0 1
West Germany FRG 1 0 0 1
Canada CAN 0 2 0 2
East Germany GDR 0 1 1 2
Estonia EST 0 1 1 2
Japan JPN 0 1 1 2
Greece GRE 0 1 0 1
Lebanon LBN 0 1 0 1
Venezuela VEN 0 1 0 1
Armenia ARM 0 0 2 2
Democratic People's Republic of Korea PRK 0 0 2 2
Hungary HUN 0 0 2 2
Austria AUT 0 0 1 1
Indonesia INA 0 0 1 1
Netherlands NED 0 0 1 1
Romania ROU 0 0 1 1
Sweden SWE 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Carlo Galimberti ITA 1 2 0 3
Pete George USA 1 2 0 3
Pablo Lara CUB 1 1 0 2
Rudolf Ismayr GER 1 1 0 2
Viktor Kurentsov RUS
URS
1 1 0 2
Lu Xiaojun CHN 1 1 0 2