75 kg M - Weightlifting at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne - Results

Men's Middleweight - Weightlifting
Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

Weightlifting at the Melbourne 1956 Olympics  Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games - Weightlifting
Men's Middleweight 1956
Fydor Bogdanovsky URS 420,0 WR
Peter George USA 412,5
Ermanno Pignatti ITA 382,5
4. Jan Bochenek POL 382,5
5. Kim Sung-jip KOR 380,0
6. Krzysztof Beck POL 380,0
7. Ebrahim Peyravi IRI 372,5
8. Adrien Gilbert CAN 370,0
9. Wong Kay Poh SIN 365,0
10. Johannes Greeff RSA 365,0
11. Winston McArthur GUY 352,5
12. Ko Bu-beng TPE 325,0
13. Frederick Baugh AUS 325,0
Carlos Caballero COL dnf
Chan Pak Lum MAS dnf
Rune Franzen SWE dnf
Men's Middleweight - 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 Middleweight competition was held at the Exhibition Building and 16 athletes participated in the event.

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