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How to watch Team GB weightlifters live at Tokyo 2020

This year the TV coverage for the Olympics Games has changed in the UK due to a new broadcasting deal between the IOC and Discovery Eurosport who have become the main rights holder. We have created a guide to help you find and watch all the Team GB weightlifting action live from Tokyo 2020.

 How to watch Team GB weightlifters live at Tokyo 2020

Discovery+ (Online)

The best way to watch all the Tokyo 2020 action is via Discovery+ which is showing every session live as well as replays and the Eurosport coverage.

A monthly subscription available for £6.99. For more information and to subscribe click here. Please note that if you are a Sky Q customer you can get discovery+ for 12 months at no extra cost and if you are a Vodafone customer you can get 6 months of Discovery+ at no extra cost.

 You can watch all of the upcoming weightlifting sessions and replays here.

Below are the dates and times for the Team GB weightlifters. Please note these are UK times:

  • Zoe Smith women’s 59kg Group A, 27 Jul 2021, 07:50am
  • Sarah Davies women’s 64kg Group A, 27 Jul 2021, 11:50am
  • Emily Muskett women’s 76kg Group B, 1 Aug 2021, 05:50am
  • Emily Campbell women’s 87kg+ Group A, 2 Aug 2021, 11:50am


Eurosport 1 & 2 (TV and Online)

Some sessions featuring Team GB weightlifters have been selected for live TV coverage on Eurosport 1 & 2.  Below are the scheduled times and digital channel numbers.

  • Zoe Smith women’s 59kg Group A, 27 Jul 2021, 07:50am, Eurosport 1 (Virgin 521, Sky 410)
  • Emily Campbell women’s 87kg+ Group A, 2 Aug 2021, 11:50am, Eurosport 2 (Virgin 522, Sky 411)

Note: A version of the Eurosport Player is available on Amazon Prime for the same price as Discovery+. However, the Amazon Eurosport Player does not feature every session live, or include replays.

BBC (TV and online)

Due to licensing restrictions the BBC are limited to broadcasting only two live events at a time so there is no guarantee that weightlifting will be shown live on BBC 1. However, they will be moving between various sports throughout the day as well as producing daily highlights.  


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