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Weightlifting - Men's Olympic Champions
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YearLocationWinner, Country, Weight
2012London, EnglandYun Chol Om, PRK, 293 kg
2008Beijing, ChinaLong Qingquan, CHN, 292 kg
2004Athens, GreeceHalil Mutlu, TUR, 295 kg
2000Sydney, AustraliaHalil Mutlu, TUR, 305 kg
1996Atlanta, United StatesTeng Ningsheng, CHN, 307.5 kg
1992Barcelona, SpainChun Byun Kwan, KOR, 287.5 kg
1988Seoul, South KoreaOksen Mirzoyan, URS, 292.5 kg
1984Los Angeles, United StatesWu Shude, CHN, 267.5 kg
1980Moscow, RussiaDaniel Nunez Aguiar, CUB, 275 kg
1976Montreal, CanadaNorair Nurikian, BUL, 262,5 kg
1972Munich, GermanyImre Foldi, HUN, 377.5 kg
1968Mexico City, MexicoMohammed Nassiri, IRI, 367.5 kg
1964Tokyo, JapanAleksei Vakhonin, URS, 357.5 kg
1960Rome, ItalyCharles Vinci, USA, 345 kg
1956Melbourne, AustraliaCharles Vinci, USA, 342.5 kg
1952Helsinki, FinlandIvan Udodov, URS, 315 kg
1948London, EnglandJoseph Di Pietro, USA. 307.5
Medals won by country
CountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
China36312
Soviet Union3216
Iran1236
United States3014
Japan0134
Turkey2013
Hungary1203
Poland0123
Bulgaria1012
Cuba1001
Korea1001
North Korea1001
Great Britain0101
Greece0101
Vietnam0101
Azerbaijan0011
Indonesia0011
 

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