1955 World Weightlifting Championships

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The 1955 Men's World Weightlifting Championships were held in Munich, West Germany, from October 12 to October 16, 1955. There were 108 men in action from 25 nations.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
56 kg
Vladimir Stogov
 Soviet Union
335.0 kg Charles Vinci
 United States
317.5 kg Mahmoud Namjoo
 Iran
312.5 kg
Featherweight
60 kg
Rafael Chimishkyan
 Soviet Union
350.0 kg Ivan Udodov
 Soviet Union
345.0 kg Kamal Mahgoub
 Egypt
327.5 kg
Lightweight
67.5 kg
Nikolay Kostylev
 Soviet Union
382.5 kg Said Khalifa Gouda
 Egypt
365.0 kg Nil Tun Maung
 Burma
355.0 kg
Middleweight
75 kg
Pete George
 United States
405.0 kg Fyodor Bogdanovsky
 Soviet Union
405.0 kg Ingemar Franzén
 Sweden
372.5 kg
Light heavyweight
82.5 kg
Tommy Kono
 United States
435.0 kg Vasily Stepanov
 Soviet Union
425.0 kg Jim George
 United States
402.5 kg
Middle heavyweight
90 kg
Arkady Vorobyov
 Soviet Union
455.0 kg Clyde Emrich
 United States
427.5 kg Hassan Rahnavardi
 Iran
425.0 kg
Heavyweight
+90 kg
Paul Anderson
 United States
512.5 kg James Bradford
 United States
475.0 kg Eino Mäkinen
 Finland
422.5 kg

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 4 3 0 7
2  United States 3 3 1 7
3  Egypt 0 1 1 2
4  Iran 0 0 2 2
5  Burma 0 0 1 1
 Finland 0 0 1 1
 Sweden 0 0 1 1
Total 7 7 7 21

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