Super-heavyweight M - Weightlifting at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich - Results

Men's Super-heavyweight - Weightlifting
Munich 1972 Summer Olympics

Weightlifting at the Munich 1972 Olympics  Munich 1972 Olympic Games - Weightlifting
Men's Super-heavyweight 1972
Vassily Alekseyev URS 640,0 OR
Rudolf Mang FRG 610,0
Gerd Bonk GDR 572,5
4. Jouko Leppä FIN 572,5
5. Manfred Rieger GDR 557,5
6. Petr Pavlasek TCH 557,5
7. Kalevi Lahdenranta FIN 555,0
8. Fernando Bemal CUB 545,0
9. Ove Johansson SWE 545,0
10. Terence Perdue GBR 512,5
11. Thamer Chalm BRA 490,0
Serge Reding BEL dnf
Kenneth Patera USA dnf
Men's Super-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 Super-heavyweight competition was held at the Messegelände and 13 athletes participated in the event.

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