1946 World Weightlifting Championships

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The 1946 Men's World Weightlifting Championships were held in Paris, France from October 18 to October 19, 1946. There were 79 men in action from 13 nations.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Featherweight
60 kg
Arvid Andersson
 Sweden
320.0 kg Mahmoud Fayad
 Egypt
317.5 kg Moisey Kasyanik
 Soviet Union
310.0 kg
Lightweight
67.5 kg
Stanley Stanczyk
 United States
367.5 kg Vladimir Svetilko
 Soviet Union
347.5 kg Georgi Popov
 Soviet Union
335.0 kg
Middleweight
75 kg
Khadr El-Touni
 Egypt
377.5 kg John Terpak
 United States
375.0 kg Frank Spellman
 United States
372.5 kg
Light heavyweight
82.5 kg
Grigory Novak
 Soviet Union
425.0 kg Frank Kay
 United States
390.0 kg Henri Ferrari
 France
390.0 kg
Heavyweight
+82.5 kg
John Davis
 United States
435.0 kg Yakov Kutsenko
 Soviet Union
415.0 kg Mohamed Geisa
 Egypt
395.0 kg

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 2 2 1 5
2  Soviet Union 1 2 2 5
3  Egypt 1 1 1 3
4  Sweden 1 0 0 1
5  France 0 0 1 1
Total 5 5 5 15

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