1947 World Weightlifting Championships

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The 1947 Men's World Weightlifting Championships were held in Philadelphia, United States from September 26 to September 27, 1947. There were 39 men in action from 12 nations.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
56 kg
Joseph DePietro
 United States
300.0 kg Richard Tom
 United States
287.5 kg Rosaire Smith
 Canada
277.5 kg
Featherweight
60 kg
Robert Higgins
 United States
310.0 kg Nam Su-il
 South Korea
307.5 kg Emerick Ishikawa
 United States
302.5 kg
Lightweight
67.5 kg
Pete George
 United States
352.5 kg John Stuart
 Canada
350.0 kg George Espeut
 Great Britain
342.5 kg
Middleweight
75 kg
Stanley Stanczyk
 United States
405.0 kg Frank Spellman
 United States
375.0 kg Kim Seong-jip
 South Korea
352.5 kg
Light heavyweight
82.5 kg
John Terpak
 United States
387.5 kg Keevil Daly
 British Guiana
370.0 kg Juhani Vellamo
 Finland
367.5 kg
Heavyweight
+82.5 kg
John Davis
 United States
455.0 kg Norbert Schemansky
 United States
412.5 kg Václav Bečvář
 Czechoslovakia
360.0 kg

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 6 3 1 10
2  Canada 0 1 1 2
 South Korea 0 1 1 2
4  British Guiana 0 1 0 1
5  Czechoslovakia 0 0 1 1
 Finland 0 0 1 1
 Great Britain 0 0 1 1
Total 6 6 6 18

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