The Full 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games Weightlifting Roster

Here are the athletes who will compete across the 14 bodyweight categories at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games opening ceremony will occur on July 23, 2021. Weightlifting will begin with the Women’s 49-kilogram weight class competing on July 24 and conclude with the Men’s +109-kilogram weight class competing on Aug. 4, 2021. 

Currently, the Games will not allow international spectators as a precaution against the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out the full roster below for each weight class for both the Women’s and Men’s Divisions and which day they will compete.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Women’s Divisions

Here are all of the female weightlifters competing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games:

49KG

  • Nina Sterckx — Belgium
  • Nathasha Rosa Figueiredo — Brazil
  • Zhihui Hou — China
  • Ludia Marguiela Montero Ramos — Cuba
  • Beatriz Elizabeth Piron Candelario — Dominican Republic
  • Anais Michel — France
  • Windy Cantika Aisah — Indonesia
  • Chanu Saikhom Mirabai — India
  • Hiromi Miyake — Japan
  • Marie Hanitra Roilya Ranaivosoa — Mauritius
  • Loa Dika Toua — Papua New Guinea
  • Kristina Ivanovna Sobol — Republic of China
  • Wan-Ling Fang —Chinese Taipei
  • Jourdan Delacruz USA

55KG

  • Rachel Leblanc-Bazinet — Canada
  • Qiuyun Liao — China
  • Kanae Yagi — Japan
  • Zulfiya Chinshanlo — Kazahkstan
  • Eunji Ham — South Korea
  • Ana Gabriela Lopez Ferrer — Mexico
  • Hidilyn Diaz — Philippines
  • Joanna Lochowska — Poland
  • Mary Kini Lifu — Fiji
  • Kristina Shermetova —Turkmenistan
  • Hien-Hsin Chiang — Chinese Taipei
  • Nouha Landoulsi — Tunisia
  • Jamila Konotop — Ukraine
  • Muattar Nabieva — Uzbekistan

59KG

  • Izabella Yaylyan — Armenia
  • Erika Yuriko Iris Yamasaki — Australia
  • Magdeline Moyengwa — Botswana
  • Tali Darsigny — Canada
  • Maria Alexandra Escobar Guerrero — Ecuador
  • Dora Meiriama Tchakounte — France
  • Zoe Smith — Great Britain
  • Sabine Beate Kusterer — Germany
  • Maria Grazia Alemanno — Italy
  • Mikiko Andoh — Japan
  • Polina Guryeva — Turkmenistan
  • Hsing-Chun Kuo Chinese Taipei
  • Yusleidy Mariana Figueroa Roldan — Venezuela
  • Thi Duyen Hoang — Vietnam

64KG

  • Kiana Rose Elliott — Australia
  • Maude Charron — Canada
  • Mercedes Isabel Perez Tigrero — Colombia
  • Marina De La Caridad Rodriguez Mitjan — Cuba
  • Angie Paola Palacios Dajomes — Ecuador
  • Sarah Davies — Great Britain
  • Lisa Marie Schweizer — Germany
  • Giorgia Bordignon — Italy
  • Yasmin Zammit Stevens — Malta
  • Sema Nancy Ludrick Rivas — Nicaragua
  • Elreen Ann Ando — Philippines
  • Wen-Huei Chen — Chinese Taipei
  • Chaima Rahmouni — Tunisia
  • Nuray Levent — Turkey

76KG

  • Darya Naumava — Belarus
  • Kristel Ngarlem — Canada
  • Jean Gaelle — Cameroon
  • Neisi Patricia Dajomes Barrera — Ecuador
  • Emily Victoria Godley — Great Britain
  • Suhyeon Kim — South Korea
  • Mahassen Hala Fattouh — Lebanon
  • Aremi Fuentes Zavala — Mexico
  • Nancy Genzel Abouke — Nauru
  • Megan Ann Signal — New Zealand
  • Patricia Caroline Strenius — Sweden
  • Iryna Dekha — Ukraine
  • Katherine Elizabeth Nye — USA
  • Kumushkhon Fayzullaeva — Uzbekistan

87KG

  • Jaqueline Antonia Ferrerira — Brazil
  • Maria Fernanda Valdes Paris — Chile
  • Zhouyu Wang — China
  • Clementine Meukeugni Noumbissi — Cameroon
  • Crismery Dominga Santana Peguero — Dominican Republic
  • Tamara Yajaira Salazar Arce — Ecuador
  • Lydia Valentin PerezSpain
  • Gaelle Verlaine Nayo Ketchanke — France
  • Yeounhee Kang — South Korea
  • Elena Cilcic — Moldova
  • Ankhtsetseg Munkhjantsan — Mongolia
  • Kanah Shenelle Andrews-Nahu — New Zealand
  • Martha Ann Rogers — USA
  • Naryury Alexandra Perez Reveron — Venezuela

+87KG

  • Charisma Amoe Tarrant — Australia
  • Sarah Fischer — Austria
  • Anna Marie Vanbellinghen — Belgium
  • Wenwen Li — China
  • Eyurkenia Duverger Pileta — Cuba
  • Veronica Estela Saladin Tolentino — Domincan Republic
  • Emily Jade Campbell — Great Britain
  • Scarleth Vanessa Ucelo Marroquin — Guatemala
  • Nurul Akmal — Indonesia
  • Seon Mi Lee — South Korea
  • Bilegsaikhan Erdenebat — Mongolia
  • Laurel Hubbard — New Zealand
  • Kuinini Juanita Mechteld Manumua — Tonga
  • Sarah Elizabeth Robles — USA

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Men’s Divisions

Here are all of the male weightlifters competing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games:

61KG

  • Fabin Li — China
  • Luis Alberto Garcia Brito — Domincan Republic
  • Shota Mishvelidze — Georgia
  • Simon Josef Brandhuber — Germany
  • Eko Yuli Irawan — Indonesia
  • Davide Ruiu — Italy
  • Yoichi Itokazu — Japan
  • Igor Son — Kazahkstan
  • Seraj Abdulrahim Alsaleem — Saudi Arabia
  • Eric Herman Andriantsitohaina — Madagascar
  • Marcos Antonio Rojas Concha — Peru
  • Morea Baru — Papua New Guinea
  • Chan-Hung Kao — Chinese Taipei
  • Kim Tuan Thach — Vietnam

67KG

  • Lijun Chen — China
  • Luis Javier Mosquera Lozano — Colombia
  • Bernardin Ledoux Kingue Matam — France
  • Goga Chkheidze — Georgia
  • Deni — Indonesia
  • Mirko Zanni — Italy
  • Mitsunori Konnai — Japan
  • Ruben Katoatau — Kiribati
  • Myeongmok Han — South Korea
  • Tojonirina Alain Andriatsitohaina — Madagascar
  • Jonathan Antonio Munoz Martinez — Mexico
  • Talha Talib — Pakistan
  • Muhammed Furkan Ozbek — Turkey
  • Adkhamjon Ergashev — Uzbekistan

73KG

  • Briken Calja — Albania
  • Brandon Dean Wakeling — Australia 
  • Bozhidar Dimitrov Andreev — Bulgaria
  • Shi Zhiyong — China
  • David Sanchez Lopez — Spain
  • Rahmat Erwin Abdullah — Indonesia
  • Masanori Miyamoto — Japan
  • Mahmoud Mohammed Alhumayd — Saudi Arabia
  • Abderrahim Moum — Morocco
  • Marin Robu — Moldova
  • Jorge Adan Cardenas Estrada — Mexico
  • Karem Ben Hnia — Tunisia
  • Clarence Cummings Jr. — USA
  • Julio Reben Mayora Pernia — Venezuela

81KG

  • Erkand Qerimaj — Albania
  • Arley Mendez Perez — Chile
  • Lu Xiaojun — China
  • Brayan Santiago Rodallegas Carvajal — Colombia
  • Zacarias Bonnat Michel — Domincan Republic
  • Andres Eduardo Mata Perez — Spain
  • Nico Mueller — Germany
  • Antonino Pizzolato — Italy
  • Ritvars Suharevs — Latvia
  • Cameron David Mctaggart — New Zealand
  • Amur Salim Ramadhan Al-Khanjari — Oman
  • Rejepbay Rejepov — Turkmenistan
  • Ramzi Bahloul — Tunisia
  • Harrison James Maurus — USA

96KG

  • Yauheni Tsikhantsou — Belarus
  • Boady Robert Santavy — Canada
  • Olfides Saez Vera — Cuba
  • Tchatchet Il Cyrille Fagat — Refugee Olympic Team
  • Anton Pliesnoi — Georgia
  • Christian Amoah — Ghana
  • Theodoros Iakovidis — Greece
  • Toshiki Yamamoto — Japan
  • Bekdoolot Rasulbekov — Kyrgyzstan
  • Dongju Yu — South Korea
  • Mohammed Hamada —Palestine
  • Bartlomiej Stefan Adamus — Poland
  • Fares Ibrahim Elbakh — Qatar
  • Po-Jen Chen — Chinese Taipei
  • Keydomar Giovanni Vallenilla Sanchez — Venezuela

109KG

  • Simon Martirosyan — Armenia
  • Tanumafili Malietoa — American Samoa
  • Matthew Ruan Lydement — Australia
  • Hristo Dimitrov Hristov — Bulgaria
  • Ali Hashemi — Iran
  • Yungseong Jin — South Korea
  • Arturs Plesnieks — Latvia
  • Arnas Sidiskis — Lithuania
  • Arkadiusz Michalski — Poland
  • Timur Naniev — Republic of China
  • Ovez Ovezov — Turkmenistan
  • Aymen Bacha — Tunisia
  • Wesley Brian Kitts — USA
  • Akbar Djuraev — Uzbekistan

+109KG

  • Walid Bidani — Algeria
  • Sargis Martirosjan — Austria
  • Fernando Saraiva Reis — Brazil
  • Jiri Orsag — Czech Republic
  • Marcos Ruiz I Velasco — Spain
  • Lasha Talakhadze — Georgia
  • Peter Nagy — Hungary
  • Ali Davoudi — Iran
  • Enzi Kofi Kuworge — Netherlands
  • David Andrew Liti — New Zealand
  • Man Asaad — Syria
  • Hojamuhammet Toychyyev — Turkmenistan
  • Yun-Ting Hsieh — Chinese Taipei
  • Caine Morgan Wilkes — USA

2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

There are several world record holders and previous Olympic medalists competing in Tokyo. Here are the athletes on the above roster who medaled at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games:

2016 Rio Olympic Games — Female Medalists

  • Hiromi Miyake — 48KG, bronze
  • Hidilyn Diaz — 53KG, silver
  • Hsing-Chun Kuo — 58KG, bronze
  • Darya Naumava — 75KG, silver
  • Lydia Valentin Perez — 75KG, bronze
  • Sarah Elizabeth Robles — +75KG, bronze

2016 Rio Olympic Games — Male Medalists

  • Eko Yuli Irawan — 61KG, silver
  • Shi Zhiyong — 69KG, gold
  • Luis Javier Mosquera Lozano — 69KG, bronze
  • Lu Xiaojun — 77KG, silver
  • Simon Martirosyan — 105KG, silver
  • Lasha Talakhadze — +105KG, gold

Several world record holders, including Zhiyong, Xiaojun, and Talakhadze, could call for a never-before-seen weight on the Olympic platform. We will see which countrys’ flags will fly and which anthems are played once the competition begins on July 24, 2021.

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