Enjoy the best of the 2020 Games in Tokyo: Weightlifting
One thing's for sure: at the 2020 Games in Tokyo, weightlifting is set to provide some intense competition across all bodyweight categories, with both the mens' and women's field packed with exceptional performers. As always, they'll compete across two disciplines: the snatch and the clean and jerk. These Games will be the first time that 10 weight categories will be used, compared to the traditional eight for men and seven for women. Both genders can compete in up to seven of these ten. It's something of a first in the wrestling world, so make sure you don't miss out this year – buy or sell 2020 Games in Tokyo: Weightlifting tickets on StubHub.
Watch the giants of world weightlifting
The 2020 Games in Tokyo weightlifting competition will once again showcase the very best the world has to offer from the countries that have dominated the sport for many decades, such as countries that were part of the former Soviet Union and the Peoples' Republic of China. The Chinese men have been particularly dominant in the 69kg class, and have won every medal at the Games since Athens in 2004. The women have amassed an even more impressive medal haul, winning almost half of the gold medals on offer across the board in the last twenty years. They're an awesome team to behold, always displaying a complete mastery of both crucial aspects of the sport: physical strength and mental toughness. Between these countries, spectators can always expect highly competitive performances, with the bar continually set higher every four years as records continue to be broken. You can easily be one of them with 2020 Games in Tokyo: Weightlifting tickets that you can get right here.
Intense competition expected from record-breaking weightlifters
Most of us in the UK will be anticipating highlights like the 2020 Games in Tokyo ceremonies and will of course be keeping a fanatical eye on the event that's probably closest to our hearts after the athletics: the 2020 Games in Tokyo football competition! But we also all know that it's often the so-called "smaller" events that keep us glued to the telly during the Games, like weightlifting, for instance. So if you're planning the trip of a lifetime to Japan this year, don't overlook this sport: there are some fascinating match-ups to witness. The sensational Georgian, Lasha Talakhadze, wowed the world when he broke the combined men's record in the heaviest category at the Rio Games at the age of only 22, and he'll be in action again this time round, as will the women's star, Spain's Lidia Valentin Perez, who will be aiming for her fourth medal performance in a row. It's all going to be on show this year, so get a close-up seat to the action with 2020 Games in Tokyo: Weightlifting tickets, available here on StubHub.
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