Men's Lightweight - Weightlifting
Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

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Men's Lightweight 1956
Igor RybakURS380,0OR
Rafael KhabutdinovURS372,5
Kim Chang-heeKOR370,0
4. Kenji OnumaJPN367,5
5. Henrik TamrazIRI365,0
6. Jan CzepulkowskiPOL360,0
7. Ivan AbadzhievBUL357,5
8. Nil Tun MaungMYA352,5
9. Howe Liang TanSIN350,0
10. Josef TauchnerAUT347,5
11. Verne BarberisAUS347,5
12. Willi KolbGER340,0
13. Benjamin HelfgottGBR340,0
14. Americo FerreiraBRA335,0
15. Roger GerberFRA335,0
16. Luciano De GenoaITA330,0
17. Guillermo Balboa ValtierraMEX320,0
Jose Ney LopezCOLdnf

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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