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

Men's Middle-heavyweight - Weightlifting
Mexico City 1968 Summer Olympics

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Men's Middle-heavyweight 1968
Kaarlo KangasniemiFIN517,5OR
Jaan TaltsURS507,5
Marek GolabPOL495,0
4. Bo JohanssonSWE492,5
5. Jaakko KailajärviFIN485,0
6. Arpad NemssanyiHUN482,5
7. Philip GrippaldiUSA477,5
8. Viteslav OrszagTCH462,5
9. Robert BartholomewUSA457,5
10. Pierre GourrierFRA455,0
11. Bakr BassamEGY455,0
12. Yoon Sook-woonKOR455,0
13. Jean-Pierre van LerbergheBEL447,5
14. Stergios TsoukasGRE435,0
15. Efrain GusquizaPER430,0
16. Andres Martinez ArencibiaCUB427,5
17. Gaber Ali HafezEGY425,0
18. Cheng Sheng-tehTPE425,0
19. Chim Seong LeongMAS422,5
20. Sylvanus BlackmanGBR420,0
21. Paul BjarnasonCAN407,5
22. Fernando TorresPUR405,0
23. Fernando EsquivelCRC370,0
Oscar NobuaARG(125,0)
Oskar SigurpalssonISL(145,0)
Louis MartinGBR(305,0)
Geza TothHUNdnf
Juan BenavidesCUBdnf
Alfred SteinerFRAdnf

Men's Middle-heavyweight - 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 Middle-heavyweight competition was held at the Insurgentes Theatre and 29 athletes participated in the event.

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