Beijing Olympics 2008 Weightlifting - Men's 56 Kg

Medalists

Gold  Long Qingquan
China (CHN)
Silver  Hoang Anh Tuan
Vietnam (VIE)
Bronze  Eko Yuli Irawan
Indonesia (INA)

Records

The existing world and Olympic records

World Record Snatch Halil Mutlu(TUR) 138 kg Antalya, Turkey 4 November 2001
Clean & Jerk Halil Mutlu(TUR) 168 kg Tencin, Slovakia 24 April 2001
Total Halil Mutlu(TUR) 305 kg Sydney, Australia 16 September 2000
Olympic Record Snatch  Halil Mutlu (TUR) 137.5 kg Sydney, Australia 16 September 2000
Clean & Jerk  Halil Mutlu (TUR) 167.5 kg Sydney, Australia 16 September 2000
Total  Halil Mutlu (TUR) 305 kg Sydney, Australia 16 September 2000
Qualified Athletes

20 Weight lifters were selected

  Athlete   Date of Birth PB   Notes
1  Vitali Dzerbianiou (BLR) August 5, 1976 (1976-08-05) (age 32) 280 kg  
2  Tom Goegebuer (BEL) March 27, 1975 (1975-03-27) (age 33) 244 kg 2008 European Championships
Tripartite Commission Wild Card
3  Long Qingquan (CHN) December 3, 1990 (1990-12-03) (age 17)    
4  Sergio Rada (COL) January 27, 1984 (1984-01-27) (age 24) 256 kg  
5  Sergio Alvarez Boulet (CUB) October 11, 1979 (1979-10-11) (age 28) 279 kg 2006 World Championships
1999 and 2007 Pan-American Games
6  Eko Yuli Irawan (INA) July 24, 1989 (1989-07-24) (age 19) 278 kg 2007 World Championships
7  Vito Dellino (ITA) May 17, 1983 (1983-05-17) (age 25) 235 kg  
8  Yasunobu Sekikawa (JPN) March 21, 1980 (1980-03-21) (age 28) 250 kg  
9  Masaharu Yamada (JPN) May 1, 1980 (1980-05-01) (age 28) 253 kg  
10  Cha Kum Chol (PRK) July 19, 1987 (1987-07-19) (age 21) 283 kg 2007 World Championships
11  Ri Kyong Sok (PRK) August 14, 1981 (1981-08-14) (age 27) 272 kg  
12  Amirul Hamizan Ibrahim (MAS) December 3, 1981 (1981-12-03) (age 26) 262 kg  
13  Igor Grabucea (MDA) April 29, 1976 (1976-04-29) (age 32) 267.5 kg  
14  Pongsak Maneetong (THA) May 3, 1986 (1986-05-03) (age 22) 253 kg  
15  Yang Chin-Yi (TPE) May 15, 1981 (1981-05-15) (age 27) 277.5 kg  
16  Wang Shin-Yuan (TPE) June 23, 1976 (1976-06-23) (age 32) 282.5 kg  
17  Khalil El Maaoui (TUN) September 12, 1988 (1988-09-12) (age 19) 261 kg  
18  Sedat Artuc (TUR) June 9, 1976 (1976-06-09) (age 32) 280 kg 2004 Olympic Games
19  Mubarak Kivumbi (UGA) May 1, 1980 (1980-05-01) (age 28) 175 kg Tripartite Commission Wild Card
20  Hoang Anh Tuan (VIE) February 12, 1985 (1985-02-12) (age 23) 285 kg 2005 and 2006 World Championships

Results

Rank Name Group Body Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total (kg)
1 2 3 Res 1 2 3 Res
1  Long Qingquan (CHN) A 55.37 125 130 132 JWR 132 155 160 164 160 292 JWR
2  Hoang Anh Tuan (VIE) A 55.97 126 130 130 130 155 160 160 160 290
3  Eko Yuli Irawan (INA) A 55.91 125 130 130 130 152 158 158 158 288
4  Yang Chin-Yi (TPE) A 55.43 125 128 128 128 154 157 160 157 285
5  Cha Kum Chol (PRK) A 55.85 128 128 128 128 155 155 160 155 283
6  Sergio Alvarez Boulet (CUB) A 55.67 120 120 125 120 152 161 166 152 272
7  Wang Shin-Yuan (TPE) A 55.53 115 115 120 115 146 150 150 150 265
8  Amirul Hamizan Ibrahim (MAS) A 55.77 116 121 123 121 144 144 148 144 265
9  Masaharu Yamada (JPN) B 55.84 103 103 106 106 142 147 153 153 259
10  Pongsak Maneetong (THA) B 55.64 112 116 120 116 142 146 146 142 258
11  Yasunobu Sekikawa (JPN) B 55.79 108 112 114 114 138 142 142 142 256
12  Sergio Rada (COL) B 55.74 107 112 112 112 135 140 142 140 252
13  Tom Goegebuer (BEL) B 55.94 109 112 114 114 132 135 137 137 251
14  Vito Dellino (ITA) B 55.99 102 107 110 110 132 137 140 137 247
15  Igor Grabucea (MDA) B 55.63 105 109 112 109 130 130 135 130 239
 Vitali Dzerbianiou (BLR) A 55.88 120 125 127 127 140 140 140 DNF
 Khalil El Maaoui (TUN) A 55.87 123 126 130 126 142 142 142 DNF
 Ri Kyong Sok (PRK) A 55.82 122 122 122 DNF
 Sedat Artuc (TUR) B 55.98 115 115 115 DNF