Heavyweight M - Weightlifting at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich - Results

Men's Heavyweight - Weightlifting
Munich 1972 Summer Olympics

Weightlifting at the Munich 1972 Olympics  Munich 1972 Olympic Games - Weightlifting
Men's Heavyweight 1972
Jaan Talts URS 580,0 OR
Aleksandr Kraichev BUL 562,5
Stefan Grützner GDR 555,0
4. Helmut Losch GDR 547,5
5. Roberto Vezzani ITA 545,0
6. Janos Hazslik HUN 542,5
7. Kauko Kangasniemi FIN 537,5
8. Rainer Dörrzapf FRG 522,5
9. Rudolf Strejcek TCH 522,5
10. Frank Capsouras USA 520,0
11. Alan Ball USA 515,0
12. Javier Gonzalez CUB 510,0
13. David Hancock GBR 510,0
14. Jean-Paul Fouletier FRA 505,0
15. Andres Martinez Arencibia CUB 500,0
16. Edgar Kjerran NOR 495,0
17. Peter Phillips AUS 487,5
18. Kenneth Price GBR 480,0
19. Oskar Sigurpalsson ISL 477,5
20. Pablo Juan Campos PUR 472,5
21. Bent Harsmann DEN 465,0
22. Price Morris CAN 457,5
23. Henry Phillips PAN 455,0
Taito Haara FIN dnf
Eivind Rekustad NOR dnf
Stancho Penchev BUL dnf
Men's Heavyweight - Weightlifting - Munich 1972 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 Messegelände and 26 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Men's Heavyweight - Munich 1972 Summer Olympics - are based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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