+90 kg M - Weightlifting at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne - Results

Men's Heavyweight - Weightlifting
Melbourne 1956 Olympics

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Men's Heavyweight 1956
Final
Paul Anderson USA 500,0 OR
Humberto Selvetti ARG 500,0
Alberto Pigaiani ITA 452,5
4. Firouz Pojhan IRI 450,0
5. Eino Mäkinen FIN 432,5
6. William David Baillie CAN 432,5
7. Franz Hölbl AUT 425,0
8. Richard Jones NZL 397,5
9. Dandamudi Rajagopal IND 360,0
Men's Heavyweight - 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 Heavyweight competition was held at the Exhibition Building and 9 athletes participated in the event.

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