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

Men's Heavyweight - Weightlifting
Mexico City 1968 Summer Olympics

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Men's Heavyweight 1968
Final
Leonid ZhabotynskyURS572,5EOR
Serge RedingBEL555,0
Joseph DubeUSA555,0
4. Manfred RiegerGDR532,5
5. Rudolf MangFRG525,0
6. Mauno LindroosFIN495,0
7. Kalevi LahdenrantaFIN492,5
8. Donald OliverNZL490,0
9. Pieter van der KrukNED487,5
10. Terence PerdueGBR487,5
11. Roger LevecqFRA477,5
12. Leston SprauveISV467,5
Hwang Ho-dongKORdnf
Ove JohanssonSWEdnf
Jean-Paul FouletierFRAdnf
Raymond RigbyAUSdnf
George Ernest PickettUSAdnf

Men's 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 Heavyweight competition was held at the Insurgentes Theatre and 17 athletes participated in the event.

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