2007 World Weightlifting Championship Results

The Royal World Weightlifting Championships 2007 were held at the 700th Anniversary Sports Complex in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The event took place from September 17 to September 26, 2007. Some of the winners have virtually clinched a ticket to the 2008 Beijing Olympics as this tournament is an Olympics Qualifying event.
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Weightlifting Olympics Sport backgrounder:
Since 1896, weightlifting featured on 20 Olympic Games. At the sport's 21st Olympic appearance in Sydney, the program will for the first time include the women competitors as well, in addition to the men. The most successful Olympic weightlifter of all times is Turkish Naim Sleymanoglu, who won three Olympic Champion titles (1988, 1992, 1996). Hungarian Imre is a record holder being 5-times Olympian (1960, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976), while American Norbert Schemansky is the only one who won medals in four Games: a silver in 1948, gold in 1952, bronze in 1960 and 1964.

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Participating Nations
List of Results
The Final Results PDF
The Official site of the 2007 World Weightlifting Championships

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