67,5 kg M - Weightlifting at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne - Results

Men's Lightweight - Weightlifting
Melbourne 1956 Olympics

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  Weightlifting - Men's Lightweight in the Olympics
Men's Lightweight 1956
Igor Rybak URS 380,0 OR
Rafael Khabutdinov URS 372,5
Kim Chang-hee KOR 370,0
4. Kenji Onuma JPN 367,5
5. Henrik Tamraz IRI 365,0
6. Jan Czepulkowski POL 360,0
7. Ivan Abadzhiev BUL 357,5
8. Nil Tun Maung MYA 352,5
9. Howe Liang Tan SIN 350,0
10. Josef Tauchner AUT 347,5
11. Verne Barberis AUS 347,5
12. Willi Kolb GER 340,0
13. Benjamin Helfgott GBR 340,0
14. Americo Ferreira BRA 335,0
15. Roger Gerber FRA 335,0
16. Luciano De Genoa ITA 330,0
17. Guillermo Balboa Valtierra MEX 320,0
Jose Ney Lopez COL dnf
Men's Lightweight - Weightlifting - Melbourne 1956 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 Lightweight competition was held at the Exhibition Building and 18 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Men's Lightweight - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics - are based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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