Almighty lifting at the Tokyo Games in summer 2021: Weightlifting event
Pushing the boundaries of what should physically be possible, the Tokyo Games 2021: Weightlifting event is sure to excite. Contestants will heave mind-blowing weights above their heads and energy grows with every lift. Don’t miss the chance to see it in person, grab Tokyo Games in Summer 2021: Weightlifting tickets online. If you had plans to watch but can no longer make it, selling your tickets on StubHub is quick and easy.
Tokyo Games in summer 2021: Weightlifting offers 14 gold medals
With seven separate weight classes for both men and women, Tokyo Games 2021: Weightlifting has plenty of medals up for grabs. Explosive power is exhibited right through the classes from the lightest weight bracket (women under 49 kg) to the heaviest (men over 109 kg). Competitors will showcase their skills across two disciplines: the snatch, and the clean and jerk, with combined weights of their heaviest lifts producing their final scores. Each athlete is allowed three attempts with each disciple, meaning anticipation and drama builds with every failed lift. The crowd becomes increasingly connected as the competition unfolds, urging weightlifters to raise the bar as they become fatigued. Many contestants put on an engaging show, interacting with fans and pumping themselves up on stage to lift heavier weights. Feel the buzz yourself by purchasing Tokyo Games in summer 2021: Weightlifting on StubHub and watching from the stands.
A broad spread of champions
Weightlifting medals have been claimed by over 60 countries, which speaks to its international appeal. China has had a decorated association with the sport and claimed five golds in 2016. The United States and Bulgaria have also been strong performers in the past and look destined to feature prominently again at Tokyo Games 2021: Weightlifting. A maximum of eight athletes can represent each country with four competitors for each gender. All eyes will be on Georgian lifter Lasha Talakhadze who set a new world record in 2016 with a total weight of 473 kg. The event will be held in the Tokyo International Forum and see thousands of fans pour in to cheer on the action. Be part of the buzz by getting Tokyo Games 2021: Weightlifting tickets online today. If you’ve got a taste for thrill and want to see more sports that display the peak of human strength, look for tickets on StubHub for Tokyo Games in summer 2021: Judo, Tokyo Games in summer 2021: Boxing and Tokyo Games in summer 2021: Wrestling.