Weightlifting at the 1972 Summer Olympics
|Facts - Men's Heavyweight - Munich 1972|
|Participants: 26 athletes participated in the event.|
|Schedule: The final took place on Friday, September 22, 1972.|
|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.
|This information about Men's Heavyweight - Weightlifting at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich is based on the official Olympic reports and the Olympian Database|