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Weightlifting joined the Olympic programme in 1896.
Weightlifting was lifted as one of nine officialcompetition sports at the 1st Olympic Games in Athens in 1896. Today lifters compete in the snatch and the clean and jerk and are classified according to their combined total result. Men compete in eight bodyweight categories: up to 56kg, 62kg, 69kg, 77kg, 85kg, 94kg, 105kg and +105kg. Women participate in seven categories…

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China512128
USA363836
Russia232128
British191315
Germany161015
Australia141517
Korea13108
Japan9610
Italia81010
France71617

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Aug. 9, 2008

Swimming - 400m individual medley men

00:04:073.820

Phelps (USA)

Aug. 9, 2008

Weightlifting - 48kg women

210

Chen Yanxia (China)

Aug. 9, 2008

Archery, team (FITA Olympic round – 70m) women

2004

Park Sung-hyun, Yun Ok-Hee&Joo Hyun-Jung (Korea)

Aug. 16, 2008

Athletics – 100m men

9.69(wind speed:0.0)

Usain Bolt (Jamaica)

Aug. 18, 2008

Athletics – pole vault women

5.05

Elena Isinbayeva (Russia)

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