Olympic Weightlifting 2016: Dates, Start Times, TV Schedule, Live Stream

Weightlifting might not be one of the most popular Olympic sports, but it’s arguably one of the hardest.

It’s men and women vs. mass in these competitions — a true test of athletic excellence.

Here’s when and how you can watch the events.

LIVE STREAM
All Olympic events will be live streamed and can be seen online at NBCOlympics.com.

SCHEDULE (All times Eastern)
Aug. 6-10, Aug. 12-16 (TV listings in parentheses where applicable)

Saturday, Aug. 6 (NBCSN, 8 p.m.)
Women’s 48kg Group A, 6 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 7 (NBCSN, 8 p.m.)
Men’s 56kg Group B, 9 a.m.
Women’s 53kg Group B, 9 a.m.

Medal Event: Women’s 53kg Group A, 2:30 p.m.
Medal Event: Men’s 56kg Group A, 6 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 8 (NBCSN, 8 p.m.)
Men’s 62kg Group B, 9 a.m.
Women’s 58kg Group B, 9 a.m.

Medal Event: Women’s 58kg Group A, 2:30 p.m.
Medal Event: Men’s 62kg Group A, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 9 (NBCSN, 8 p.m.)
Men’s 69kg Group B, 9:30 a.m.
Women’s 63kg Group B, 9:30 a.m.

Medal Event: Women’s 63kg Group A, 2:30 p.m.
Medal Event: Men’s 69 kg Group A, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 10 (No TV coverage)
Men’s 77kg Group B, 9:30 a.m.
Women’s 69kg Group B, 9:30 a.m.

Medal Event: Women’s 69kg Group A, 2:30 p.m.
Medal Event: Men’s 77kg Group A, 6 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 12 (NBCSN, 11 p.m.)
Men’s 85kg Group B, 9:30 a.m.
Women’s 75kg Group B, 9:30 a.m.

Medal Event: Women’s 75kg Group A, 2:30 p.m.
Medal Event: Men’s 85kg Group A, 6 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 13 (NBCSN, 6 p.m.)
Men’s 94kg Group B, 2:30 p.m.
Medal Event: Men’s 94kg Group A, 6 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 14 (NBCSN, 5 p.m.)
Medal Event: Women’s +75kg Group A, 6 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 15 (NBCSN, 8 p.m.)
Men’s 105kg Group B, 2:30 p.m.
Medal Event: Men’s 105kg Group A, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 16 (NBCSN, 7:30 p.m.)
Men’s +105kg Group B, 2:30 p.m.
Medal Event: Men’s +105kg Group A, 6 p.m.

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