Weightlifting has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the 1920 Summer Olympics, as well as twice before then. It debuted at the 1896 Summer Olympics, in Athens, Greece, and was also an event at the 1904 Games.
- 14 (men: 7; women: 7)
These are the results of the men's 64 kg competition in weightlifting at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. A total of 36 athletes competed in this event. With this victory, Naim Süleymanoğlu became the first weightlifter in history to win ...RankAthleteGroupBody Weight4Georgios Tzelilis ( GRE)A63.505Adrián Popa ( HUN)A63.936Ilian Iliev ( BUL)A63.907Mücahit Yağci ( TUR)B63.46
- 36 from 26 nations
- 335.0 kg
- 22 July 1996
- Georgia World Congress Center
The men's +105 kilograms weightlifting event at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia took place at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre on September 26. Total score was the sum of the lifter's best result in each of ...RankAthleteGroupBody Weight4Jaber Saeed Salem ( QAT)A123.645Kim Tae-hyun ( KOR)A133.366Viktors Ščerbatihs ( LAT)A131.587Paweł Najdek ( POL)A134.64
- 24 from 21 nations
- Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre
- 26 September
The men's 85 kilograms weightlifting event at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece took place at the Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall on 21 August. Total score was the sum of the lifter's best result in each of the snatch ...
- 21 from 19 nations
- Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall
- 21 August
Weightlifting at the 1984 Summer Olympics. The weightlifting competition at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles consisted of ten weight classes. The 1984 Summer Olympics boycott meant that the most dominant forces in weightlifting at the ...
- 186 from 48 nations
- Gersten Pavilion
- 29 July - 8 August 1984
The Weightlifting Competition at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona consisted of ten weight classes, for men only.
- 244 from 69 nations
- Pavelló de l'Espanya Industrial
- 26 July - 4 August 1992
The weightlifting competition at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City consisted of seven weight classes, all for men only. The competition was held from 17 to 21 October 1968. It also counted as 1968 World Weightlifting Championships. ...
- 160 from 55 nations
- Teatro de los Insurgentes
- 17–21 October 1968
The weightlifting competition at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki consisted of seven weight classes, all for men only. The middle-heavyweight division was a newly created weight class, moving the heavyweight class up from 82.5 kg to 90 kg. ...
- 142 from 41 nations
- 25–27 July 1952
Dates. 23–26 November 1956. Competitors. 105 from 34 nations. ← 1952. 1960 →. The weightlifting competition at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne consisted of seven weight classes, all for men only.
- 105 from 34 nations
- Royal Exhibition Building
- 23–26 November 1956