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Weightlifting at the 1964 Summer Olympics

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Weightlifting at the 1964 Summer Olympics

The weightlifting competition at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo consisted of seven weight classes, all for men only.

It also counted as 1964 World Weightlifting Championships.

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
56 kg
 Aleksey Vakhonin
Soviet Union (URS)
357.5 kg  Imre Földi
Hungary (HUN)
355.0 kg  Shiro Ichinoseki
Japan (JPN)
347.5 kg
60 kg
 Yoshinobu Miyake
Japan (JPN)
397.5 kg  Isaac Berger
United States (USA)
382.5 kg  Mieczysław Nowak
Poland (POL)
377.5 kg
67.5 kg
 Waldemar Baszanowski
Poland (POL)
432.5 kg  Vladimir Kaplunov
Soviet Union (URS)
432.5 kg  Marian Zieliński
Poland (POL)
420.0 kg
75 kg
 Hans Zdražila
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
445.0 kg  Viktor Kurentsov
Soviet Union (URS)
440.0 kg  Masashi Ouchi
Japan (JPN)
437.5 kg
Light heavyweight
82.5 kg
 Rudolf Plyukfelder
Soviet Union (URS)
475.0 kg  Géza Tóth
Hungary (HUN)
467.5 kg  Győző Veres
Hungary (HUN)
467.5 kg
Middle heavyweight
90 kg
 Vladimir Golovanov
Soviet Union (URS)
487.5 kg  Louis Martin
Great Britain (GBR)
475.0 kg  Ireneusz Paliński
Poland (POL)
467.5 kg
+90 kg
 Leonid Zhabotinsky
Soviet Union (URS)
572.5 kg  Yury Vlasov
Soviet Union (URS)
570.0 kg  Norbert Schemansky
United States (USA)
537.5 kg

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 4 3 0 7
2  Poland (POL) 1 0 3 4
3  Japan (JPN) 1 0 2 3
4  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 1 0 0 1
5  Hungary (HUN) 0 2 1 3
6  United States (USA) 0 1 1 2
7  Great Britain (GBR) 0 1 0 1
Total 7 7 7 21

See also


  • "Olympic Medal Winners".  

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