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Weightlifting at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Weightlifting at the 1968 Summer Olympics

The weightlifting competition at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City consisted of seven weight classes, all for men only.

It also counted as 1968 World Weightlifting Championships.

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
56 kg
 Mohammad Nassiri
Iran (IRI)
367.5 kg  Imre Földi
Hungary (HUN)
367.5 kg  Henryk Trębicki
Poland (POL)
357.5 kg
Featherweight
60 kg
 Yoshinobu Miyake
Japan (JPN)
392.5 kg  Dito Shanidze
Soviet Union (URS)
387.5 kg  Yoshiyuki Miyake
Japan (JPN)
385.0 kg
Lightweight
67.5 kg
 Waldemar Baszanowski
Poland (POL)
437.5 kg  Parviz Jalayer
Iran (IRI)
422.5 kg  Marian Zieliński
Poland (POL)
420.0 kg
Middleweight
75 kg
 Viktor Kurentsov
Soviet Union (URS)
475.0 kg  Masashi Ouchi
Japan (JPN)
455.0 kg  Károly Bakos
Hungary (HUN)
440.0 kg
Light heavyweight
82.5 kg
 Boris Selitsky
Soviet Union (URS)
485.0 kg  Vladimir Belyayev
Soviet Union (URS)
485.0 kg  Norbert Ozimek
Poland (POL)
472.5 kg
Middle heavyweight
90 kg
 Kaarlo Kangasniemi
Finland (FIN)
517.5 kg  Jaan Talts
Soviet Union (URS)
507.5 kg  Marek Gołąb
Poland (POL)
495.0 kg
Heavyweight
+90 kg
 Leonid Zhabotinsky
Soviet Union (URS)
572.5 kg  Serge Reding
Belgium (BEL)
555.0 kg  Joe Dube
United States (USA)
555.0 kg

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 3 3 0 6
2  Japan (JPN) 1 1 1 3
3  Iran (IRI) 1 1 0 2
4  Poland (POL) 1 0 4 5
5  Finland (FIN) 1 0 0 1
6  Hungary (HUN) 0 1 1 2
7  Belgium (BEL) 0 1 0 1
8  United States (USA) 0 0 1 1
Total 7 7 7 21

See also

References

  • "Olympic Medal Winners".  
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