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Weightlifting at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games:

Men's Bantamweight

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Host City: Barcelona, Spain
Venue(s): Industrial Spain Pavillion, Barcelona
Date Started: July 27, 1992
Date Finished: July 27, 1992
Format: Total of best lifts in snatch and clean & jerk determined placement. Ties broken by lightest bodyweight.

Gold: KOR Jeon Byeong-Gwan
Silver: CHN Liu Shoubin
Bronze: CHN Luo Jianming

Summary

The last two World Championships had been won by Korean Jeon Byeong-Gwan (1991) and China’s Liu Shoubin (1990). Liu had been second to Jeon at the 1991 Worlds, followed by Chinese Luo Jianming. The 1992 Olympics would see the exact same podium as the 1991 Worlds, with Jeon winning gold, followed by Liu and Luo. Liu won the silver medal over Luo only based on bodyweight, as they both lifted a total of 277.5 kg. Jeon had been silver medalist as a flyweight in 1988, while Liu had won the bronze medal in this class at Seoul.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal K
1 Jeon Byeong-Gwan 22 South Korea KOR Gold 287.5
2 Liu Shoubin 24 China CHN Silver 277.5
3 Luo Jianming 22 China CHN Bronze 277.5
4 Laurent Fombertasse 24 France FRA 260.0
5 Katsuhiko Sakuma 22 Japan JPN 255.0
6 Tibor Karczag 24 Hungary HUN 255.0
7 Kim Yong-Chol 20 North Korea PRK 255.0
8 Marek Gorzelniak 24 Poland POL 255.0
9 Ferenc Lénárt 27 Hungary HUN 252.5
10 Sodikin 23 Indonesia INA 250.0
11 Aurel Sîrbu 21 Romania ROU 247.5
12 José Zurera 26 Spain ESP 247.5
13 Katsuhisa Nitta 24 Japan JPN 245.0
14 Giovanni Scarantino 26 Italy ITA 240.0
15 José Luis Martínez 23 Spain ESP 235.0
16 Lin Tzu-Yao 24 Chinese Taipei TPE 235.0
17 Naranjargalyn Batjargal 20 Mongolia MGL 235.0
18 Ponnuswamy Rangaswamy 27 India IND 230.0
19 Arbi Trab 27 Tunisia TUN 220.0
AC Pascal Arnou 25 France FRA DNF
AC Hafız Süleymanoğlu 24 Turkey TUR DNF
AC Orlando Vásquez 23 Nicaragua NCA DNF