Rules to play Weightlifting
Each lifter is given three attempts at each of the Snatch and the Clean and Jerk.First, all lifters in a session will complete all three attempts at the Snatch. Then, after a 10 minutes break, all lifters will take three attempts at the Clean and Jerk.The Total of the Best Snatch and the Best Clean and Jerk determine medal or trophy placement.
Each lifter competes with other lifters in their own weight class but in most sessions, a few weight classes are mixed. In Open events, both Weight Classes and Age Classes are often mixed.Youth lifters are under 17 years old, Junior Lifters are under 20 years old, Seniors are Open and Masters are over 35.The weight on the barbell only goes up All lifters who are attempting a certain weight complete their attempts before the other lifters attempt higher weights.