Weightlifting at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's 59 kg

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These are the results of the men's 59 kg competition in weightlifting at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. A total of 20 athletes competed in this event.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Tang Lingsheng
 China
Silver Leonidas Sabanis
 Greece
Bronze Nikolay Peshalov
 Bulgaria

Results[edit]

Each weightlifter had three attempts for both the snatch and clean and jerk lifting methods. The total of the best successful lift of each method was used to determine the final rankings and medal winners.

Rank Athlete Group Body weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total
1 2 3 Result 1 2 3 Result
1st, gold medalist(s)  Tang Lingsheng (CHN) A 58.61 130.0 135.0 137.5 137.5 162.5 167.5 170.0 170.0 307.5
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Leonidas Sabanis (GRE) A 58.53 135.0 137.5 140.0 137.5 162.5 167.5 167.5 167.5 305.0
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Nikolay Peshalov (BUL) A 58.88 132.5 132.5 137.5 137.5 162.5 162.5 165.0 165.0 302.5
4  Hiroshi Ikehata (JPN) B 58.66 125.0 130.0 132.5 132.5 157.5 162.5 165.0 165.0 297.5
5  William Vargas (CUB) A 58.73 130.0 130.0 135.0 135.0 155.0 160.0 162.5 162.5 297.5
6  Xu Dong (CHN) A 58.60 132.5 137.5 137.5 132.5 162.5 170.0 170.0 162.5 295.0
7  Yurik Sarkisian (AUS) A 58.60 125.0 130.0 130.0 125.0 155.0 160.0 160.0 155.0 280.0
8  Zoltán Farkas (HUN) B 58.90 130.0 132.5 132.5 130.0 140.0 145.0 150.0 150.0 280.0
9  Bryan Jacob (USA) B 58.82 117.5 122.5 125.0 122.5 145.0 150.0 152.5 150.0 272.5
10  Petr Stanislav (CZE) B 58.70 105.0 110.0 112.5 112.5 135.0 140.0 142.5 142.5 255.0
11  Raghavan Chanderasekaran (IND) B 58.89 110.0 110.0 112.5 112.5 135.0 140.0 145.0 140.0 252.5
12  Viktor Sinyak (BLR) B 58.70 112.5 120.0 120.0 112.5 132.5 137.5 137.5 137.5 250.0
13  César Rodríguez (PUR) B 58.21 105.0 110.0 110.0 110.0 132.5 137.5 137.5 132.5 242.5
14  Nuno Alves (POR) B 58.28 97.5 100.0 102.5 102.5 130.0 135.0 137.5 135.0 237.5
15  Bonayan Al-Dosari (KSA) B 58.89 95.0 102.5 102.5 102.5 115.0 125.0 125.0 125.0 227.5
16  Mostapha Buihamghet (TUN) B 58.62 90.0 95.0 95.0 90.0 110.0 115.0 120.0 120.0 210.0
 Chun Byung-kwan (KOR) A 58.95 130.0 135.0 137.5 135.0 165.0 167.5 167.5
 Asif Malikov (AZE) A 58.74 125.0 125.0 125.0
 Marcus Stephen (NRU) A 58.88 120.0 120.0 120.0
 Hafiz Suleymanoglu (TUR) A 58.90 130.0 135.0 137.5 135.0 157.5 157.5 160.0

References[edit]

  • "Official Olympic Report". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2008-04-13.
  • sports-reference