Weightlifting at the 2006 Asian Games

Weightlifting was contested by both men and women at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar from December 2 to December 6, 2006. There are seven weight categories for the women and eight for the men. All competition took place at the Banquet Hall, Al-Dana Club.

at the 2006 Asian Games
VenueAl-Dana Banquet Hall
Dates2–6 December
Competitors173 from 34 nations

India did not take part in this weightlifting events after the government failed to pay a USD$50,000 fine to the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) to lift their suspension. The IWF suspended India's weightlifting team from any sports events after they failed doping tests during the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia.[1]

Iran also had same sanctions after 9 weightlifters failed doping test before the World Championships in Dominican Republic, but after Iran Weightlifting Federation agreed to pay US$400,000, Iran clear to compete.[2]


BGroup B AGroup A
Event↓/Date →2nd
Men's 56 kgBA
Men's 62 kgBA
Men's 69 kgBA
Men's 77 kgBA
Men's 85 kgBA
Men's 94 kgA
Men's 105 kgBA
Men's +105 kgA
Women's 48 kgA
Women's 53 kgA
Women's 58 kgA
Women's 63 kgA
Women's 69 kgA
Women's 75 kgA
Women's +75 kgA



Event Gold Silver Bronze
56 kg
Li Zheng
Hoàng Anh Tuấn
Lee Jong-hoon
 South Korea
62 kg
Qiu Le
Mao Jiao
Im Yong-su
 North Korea
69 kg
Zhang Guozheng
Shi Zhiyong
Kim Sun-bae
 South Korea
77 kg
Li Hongli
Lee Jeong-jae
 South Korea
Harem Taha
85 kg
Vyacheslav Yershov
Lu Yong
Kim Seon-jong
 South Korea
94 kg
Ilya Ilyin
Lee Ung-jo
 South Korea
Hsieh Wei-chun
 Chinese Taipei
105 kg
Ahed Joughili
Mohammed Jassim
Bakhyt Akhmetov
+105 kg
Hossein Rezazadeh
Jaber Saeed Salem
Andrey Martemyanov


Event Gold Silver Bronze
48 kg
Wang Mingjuan
Pensiri Laosirikul
Thongyim Bunphithak
53 kg
Li Ping
Junpim Kuntatean
Yu Weili
 Hong Kong
58 kg
Chen Yanqing
Wandee Kameaim
Pak Hyon-suk
 North Korea
63 kg
Pawina Thongsuk
Ouyang Xiaofang
Thaw Yae Faw
69 kg
Liu Haixia
Yar Thet Pan
Kim Mi-kyung
 South Korea
75 kg
Cao Lei
Kim Soon-hee
 South Korea
Sinta Darmariani
+75 kg
Mu Shuangshuang
Jang Mi-ran
 South Korea
Annipa Moontar

Medal table

1 China (CHN)104014
2 Kazakhstan (KAZ)2013
3 Thailand (THA)1326
4 Iran (IRI)1001
 Syria (SYR)1001
6 South Korea (KOR)0448
7 Iraq (IRQ)0112
 Myanmar (MYA)0112
9 Qatar (QAT)0101
 Vietnam (VIE)0101
11 North Korea (PRK)0022
12 Chinese Taipei (TPE)0011
 Hong Kong (HKG)0011
 Indonesia (INA)0011
 Uzbekistan (UZB)0011
Totals (15 nations)15151545

Participating nations

A total of 173 athletes from 34 nations competed in weightlifting at the 2006 Asian Games:


  • "Weightlifting Competition Schedule".
  • Results
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