Heavyweight M - Weightlifting at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City - Results

Men's Heavyweight - Weightlifting
Mexico City 1968 Summer Olympics

Weightlifting at the Mexico City 1968 Olympics  Mexico City 1968 Olympic Games - Weightlifting
Men's Heavyweight 1968
Final
Leonid Zhabotynsky URS 572,5 EOR
Serge Reding BEL 555,0
Joseph Dube USA 555,0
4. Manfred Rieger GDR 532,5
5. Rudolf Mang FRG 525,0
6. Mauno Lindroos FIN 495,0
7. Kalevi Lahdenranta FIN 492,5
8. Donald Oliver NZL 490,0
9. Pieter van der Kruk NED 487,5
10. Terence Perdue GBR 487,5
11. Roger Levecq FRA 477,5
12. Leston Sprauve ISV 467,5
Hwang Ho-dong KOR dnf
Ove Johansson SWE dnf
Jean-Paul Fouletier FRA dnf
Raymond Rigby AUS dnf
George Ernest Pickett USA dnf
Men's Heavyweight - Weightlifting - Mexico City 1968 Summer Olympics

Event Format: Athletes competed in three types of lift: the snatch, in which they raised the bar over the head in one movement, the clean & jerk, in which they raised the bar i two movements using the combined strength of arms and legs, and the press, in which they lifted the bar to the shoulders and then over the head using only the arms. Each athlete was allowed three attempts at each type of lift. The best result in each type of lift counted in the final score for the athlete.

Event facts: Men's Heavyweight competition was held at the Insurgentes Theatre and 17 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Men's Heavyweight - Mexico City 1968 Summer Olympics - are based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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