Weightlifting loading chart

What is it exactly ?

Explore our comprehensive loading chart designed for Olympic weightlifting competitions. This indispensable tool assists loaders and athletes in accurately determining how to arrange weights on the barbell for both men's and women's events, based on the total weight announced. From beginners to elite competitors, this chart simplifies the loading process, ensuring efficiency and accuracy during competitions.

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  • Efficiency: Streamlines the process of loading weights, saving time during competitions;
  • Accuracy: Ensures precise weight arrangements, crucial for athlete performance and record tracking;
  • User-friendly: Easy to understand, catering to loaders of all experience levels;
  • Versatility: Covers a wide range of weights, suitable for athletes at various levels of competition.


The goal of the Olympic Weightlifting Loading Chart is to enhance the competition experience by providing a clear, easy-to-follow guide for weight loading. It aims to support the accurate and efficient setup of barbells, contributing to the smooth operation of weightlifting events and helping athletes focus on their performance without concerns about equipment setup.

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    Number of plates per type

    Weight asked was :

    0 x 25 kg plates

    0 x 20 kg plates

    0 x 15 kg plates

    0 x 10 kg plates

    0 x 5 kg plates

    0 x Collars

    Fractionnal plates

    0 x 2.5 kg plates

    0 x 2 kg plates

    0 x 1.5 kg plates

    0 x 1 kg plates

    0 x 0.5 kg plates

    Olympic weightlifting loading chart