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The Asian Weightlifting Championships is a weightlifting championship. It was organised by the Asian Weightlifting Federation for competitors from the Asian countries. It has been held since 1969 for men and 1988 for women. In 2008, the championships provided the official qualification for Asian competitors in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Championships

Year Edition Host Events
M W
1957 1 Iran Tehran, Iran 7
1964 2 Japan Tokyo, Japan 7
1965 3 Iran Tehran, Iran 7
1971 4 Philippines Manila, Philippines 36
1973 5 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand 27
1974 6 Iran Tehran, Iran 27
1975 7 Israel Tel Aviv, Israel 27
1976 8 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand 27
1977 9 Iraq Baghdad, Iraq 30
1978 10 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand 30
1979 11 Japan Tokyo, Japan 30
1980 12 South Korea Seoul, South Korea 30
1981 13 Japan Nagoya, Japan 30
1982 14 India New Delhi, India 30
1983 15 Syria Damascus, Syria 30
1984 16 Iran Tabriz, Iran 30
1985 17 People's Republic of China Jiangxi, China 30
1986 18 South Korea Seoul, South Korea 30
1987 19 Japan Ageo, Japan 30
1988 20 People's Republic of China Shilong, China 30
1 Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia 27
1989 21 Iran Tehran, Iran 30
2 People's Republic of China Shanghai, China 27
1990 22 3 People's Republic of China Beijing, China 57
1991 23 Japan Kamisu, Japan 30
4 Indonesia Manado, Indonesia 27
1992 24 People's Republic of China Fuzhou, China 30
5 Thailand Chiang Mai, Thailand 27
1993 25 Iran Tabriz, Iran 30
6 People's Republic of China Shilong, China 27
1994 26 7 Japan Hiroshima, Japan 57
1995 27 8 South Korea Busan, South Korea 57
1996 28 9 Japan Yachiyo, Japan 57
1997 29 10 People's Republic of China Yangzhou, China 57
1998 30 11 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand 45
Year Edition Host Events
M W
1999 31 12 People's Republic of China Wuhan, China 45
2000 32 13 Japan Osaka, Japan 45
2001 33 14 South Korea Jeonju, South Korea 45
2002 34 15 South Korea Busan, South Korea 45
2003 35 16 People's Republic of China Qinhuangdao, China 45
2004 36 17 Kazakhstan Almaty, Kazakhstan 45
2005 37 18 United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates 45
2007 38 19 People's Republic of China Tai'an, China 45
2008 39 20 Japan Kanazawa, Japan 45
2009 40 21 Kazakhstan Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan 45
2010 41 22 People's Republic of China Guangzhou, China 45
2011 42 23 People's Republic of China Tongling, China 45
2012 43 24 South Korea Pyeongtaek, South Korea 45
2013 44 25 Kazakhstan Astana, Kazakhstan 45
2015 45 26 Thailand Phuket, Thailand 45
2016 46 27 Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan 45
2017 47 28 Turkmenistan Ashgabat, Turkmenistan 48
2019 48 29 People's Republic of China Ningbo, China 60
2020 49 30 Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan 60

All time medal table (2003 - 2019 exclude 2010)

Ranking by Big (Total result) medals

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  China (CHN) 104 41 18 163
2  Iran (IRI) 20 21 15 56
3  Kazakhstan (KAZ) 14 13 30 57
4  North Korea (PRK) 10 27 18 55
5  Chinese Taipei (TPE) 10 17 14 41
6  Thailand (THA) 8 19 21 48
7  South Korea (KOR) 8 10 12 30
8  Vietnam (VIE) 6 15 8 29
9  Uzbekistan (UZB) 5 6 9 20
10  Kyrgyzstan (KGZ) 3 3 2 8
11  Macau (MAC) 3 0 0 3
12  Qatar (QAT) 2 4 0 6
13  Japan (JPN) 2 1 13 16
14  Philippines (PHI) 2 1 2 5
15  Indonesia (INA) 1 8 12 21
16  Syria (SYR) 1 2 1 4
17  Mongolia (MGL) 1 2 0 3
18  Saudi Arabia (KSA) 1 0 2 3
19  India (IND) 0 6 10 16
20  Turkmenistan (TKM) 0 2 7 9
21  Hong Kong (HKG) 0 1 2 3
 Myanmar (MYA) 0 1 2 3
23  Malaysia (MAS) 0 1 0 1
24  Iraq (IRQ) 0 0 1 1
Totals (24 nations) 201 201 199 601

Ranking by all medals: Big (Total result) and Small (Snatch and Clean & Jerk)

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  China (CHN) 302 133 56 491
2  Iran (IRI) 65 57 43 165
3  Kazakhstan (KAZ) 43 44 78 165
4  North Korea (PRK) 36 70 56 162
5  Thailand (THA) 31 60 60 151
6  Chinese Taipei (TPE) 30 47 37 114
7  South Korea (KOR) 22 32 42 96
8  Vietnam (VIE) 15 39 32 86
9  Uzbekistan (UZB) 14 22 29 65
10  Qatar (QAT) 8 12 1 21
11  Kyrgyzstan (KGZ) 7 11 8 26
12  Macau (MAC) 7 0 4 11
13  Japan (JPN) 5 6 30 41
14  Philippines (PHI) 5 5 5 15
15  Indonesia (INA) 3 24 34 61
16  Syria (SYR) 3 6 6 15
17  Mongolia (MGL) 3 3 3 9
18  Saudi Arabia (KSA) 3 0 5 8
19  Turkmenistan (TKM) 1 6 19 26
20  India (IND) 0 15 35 50
21  Hong Kong (HKG) 0 3 5 8
 Myanmar (MYA) 0 3 5 8
23  Malaysia (MAS) 0 3 1 4
24  Iraq (IRQ) 0 2 3 5
25  Sri Lanka (SRI) 0 0 1 1
Totals (25 nations) 603 603 598 1804
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