U.S. OUTLOOK: Don't expect any of the five lifters to win a medal. No American man has reached the podium since 1984. Tara Cunningham and Cheryl Haworth were Sydney medalists.
56 kg (123 lbs.)
[Gold]Wu Meijin, China
[Silver]Sedat Artuc, Turkey
[Bronze]Vitali Derbeniev, Belarus
Turkey's Mutlu won gold at this class in Sydney before moving up in weight.
62 kg (137 lbs.)
[Gold]Halil Mutlu, Turkey
[Silver]Shi Zhiyong, China
[Bronze]Yue Maosheng, China
Bulgarian-born Mutlu is one of four men ever to lift three times his body weight.
69 kg (152 lbs.)
[Gold]Zhang Guozheng, China
[Silver]Ekrem Celil, Turkey
[Bronze]Lee Bae Young, South Korea
Olympic champ Galabin Boevski of Bulgaria was banned for a drug violation.
77 kg (170 lbs.)