Heavyweight M - Weightlifting at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal - Results

Men's Heavyweight - Weightlifting
Montreal 1976 Summer Olympics

Weightlifting at the Montreal 1976 Olympics  Montreal 1976 Olympic Games - Weightlifting
Men's Heavyweight 1976
Yuri Zaitsev URS 385,0 OR
Krustiu Semerdzhiev BUL 385,0
Tadeusz Rutkowski POL 377,5
4. Pierre Gourrier FRA 372,5
5. Jürgen Ciezki GDR 372,5
6. Javier Gonzalez CUB 365,0
7. Leif Nilsson SWE 365,0
8. Rudolf Strejcek TCH 362,5
9. Russ Prior CAN 362,5
10. Taito Haara FIN 360,0
11. Lennart Dahlgren SWE 355,0
12. Gary Drinnon USA 352,5
13. Vinzenz Hörtnagl AUT 350,0
14. John Burns GBR 347,5
15. John Barrett NZL 342,5
16. Robert Santavy CAN 337,5
17. Houshang Kargarnejad IRI 322,5
Ali Valli IRI dnf
Stephen Wyatt AUS dnf
Brian Strange GBR dnf
Mark Cameron USA (375,0) dq(d)**
Valentin Hristov BUL (400,0) dq(d)*
* Valentin Hristov BUL disqualified for doping.

** Mark Cameron USA disqualified for doping.

Men's Heavyweight - Weightlifting - Montreal 1976 Summer Olympics

Event Format: Athletes competed in two types of lift: the snatch, in which they raised the bar over the head in one movement, and the clean & jerk, in which they raised the bar i two movements using the combined strength of arms and legs. 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 St. Michel Arena and 22 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Men's Heavyweight - Montreal 1976 Summer Olympics - are based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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