2016 Olympics Weightlifting Event Guide - Medals by Country

(Historical totals for weightlifting as of last Olympics - London 2012)

Country
Gold
Silver
Bronze
Total
Soviet Union
44
25
2
71
China
24
11
8
43
United States
16
16
11
43
Bulgaria
12
16
8
36
Poland
4
6
20
30
Germany
6
7
7
20
Hungary
2
9
9
20
Russia
3
8
9
20
France
9
3
4
16
Greece
7
5
4
16
Iran
4
3
5
12
Japan
2
2
8
12
Austria
4
5
2
11
East Germany
1
4
6
11
South Korea
3
4
4
11
Romania
2
6
3
11
Italy-To 1946
4
5
1
10
Turkey
8
1
1
10
Egypt
5
2
2
9
North Korea
1
4
4
9
Belarus
1
3
4
8
Czechoslovakia-To 1992
3
2
3
8
Estonia
1
3
3
7
West Germany
2
2
3
7
United Kingdom
1
3
3
7
Indonesia
0
2
4
6
Thailand
3
0
3
6
Ukraine
2
2
2
6
Armenia
0
0
5
5
Italy
1
0
4
5
Kazakhstan
1
4
0
5
Taiwan
0
1
4
5
Australia
1
1
2
4
Belgium
1
2
1
4
Cuba
2
1
1
4
Switzerland
0
2
2
4
Sweden
0
0
4
4
Colombia
1
1
1
3
Denmark
1
2
0
3
Germany-To 1912
0
0
3
3
Finland
1
0
2
3
Netherlands
0
0
3
3
Trinidad & Tobago
0
1
2
3
Argentina
0
1
1
2
Canada
0
2
0
2
Croatia
1
0
1
2
Georgia
1
0
1
2
Latvia
0
1
1
2
Azerbaijan
0
0
1
1
India
0
0
1
1
Iraq
0
0
1
1
Lebanon
0
1
0
1
Luxembourg
0
1
0
1
Mexico
1
0
0
1
Nigeria
0
1
0
1
Norway
1
0
0
1
Qatar
0
0
1
1
Singapore
0
1
0
1
Venezuela
0
0
1
1
Vietnam
0
1
0
1
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