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In November 2016, Ilya ILIN of Kazakhstan, competing in the Men's 94kg Weightlifting event, in which he ranked first and for which he was awarded the gold medal, has been disqualified from the Games of the XXX Olympiad.
London 2012 - Weightlifting drew to a close at London 2012 with an incredible 44 Olympic and world records broken. Lifters from Kazakhstan and DPR Korea challenged China's dominance in the competition - and the difference between gold and silver in the men's 85kg was said to be down to a chocolate bar. Watch our review of the contest.