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

Men's Middleweight - Weightlifting
Mexico City 1968 Summer Olympics

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Men's Middleweight 1968
Viktor KurentsovURS475,0OR
Masashi OuchiJPN455,0
Karoly BakosHUN440,0
4. Russell KnippUSA437,5
5. Lee Chun-sikKOR437,5
6. Werner DittrichGDR435,0
7. Miroslav KolarikTCH430,0
8. Frederick LoweUSA430,0
9. Rolf MaierFRA425,0
10. Sadahiro MiwaJPN425,0
11. Albert HuserFRG410,0
12. Rene GomezCUB407,5
13. Luiz de AlmeidaBRA407,5
14. Leif JensenNOR405,0
15. Abel Lopez ArozarenaCUB405,0
16. Rudy MonkAHO400,0
17. Luis FonsecaCRC335,0
Khristos IakovouGREdnf
Daniel Gevargiz NejadIRIdnf
Gioacchino CaracausiITAnm

Men's Middleweight - 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 Middleweight competition was held at the Insurgentes Theatre and 20 athletes participated in the event.

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