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

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

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Men's Super-heavyweight 1972
Vassily AlekseyevURS640,0OR
Rudolf MangFRG610,0
Gerd BonkGDR572,5
4. Jouko LeppäFIN572,5
5. Manfred RiegerGDR557,5
6. Petr PavlasekTCH557,5
7. Kalevi LahdenrantaFIN555,0
8. Fernando BemalCUB545,0
9. Ove JohanssonSWE545,0
10. Terence PerdueGBR512,5
11. Thamer ChalmBRA490,0
Serge RedingBELdnf
Kenneth PateraUSAdnf

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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