1957 World Weightlifting Championships

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The 1957 Men's World Weightlifting Championships were held in Tehran, Iran from November 8 to November 12, 1957. There were 76 men in action from 21 nations.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
56 kg
Vladimir Stogov
 Soviet Union
345.0 kg Ali Safa-Sonboli
 Iran
327.5 kg Mahmoud Namjoo
 Iran
320.0 kg
Featherweight
60 kg
Yevgeny Minayev
 Soviet Union
362.5 kg Sebastiano Mannironi
 Italy
352.5 kg Isaac Berger
 United States
350.0 kg
Lightweight
67.5 kg
Viktor Bushuev
 Soviet Union
380.0 kg Ivan Abadzhiev
 Bulgaria
372.5 kg Jan Czepułkowski
 Poland
365.0 kg
Middleweight
75 kg
Tommy Kono
 United States
420.0 kg Fyodor Bogdanovsky
 Soviet Union
420.0 kg Jan Bochenek
 Poland
395.0 kg
Light heavyweight
82.5 kg
Trofim Lomakin
 Soviet Union
450.0 kg Jim George
 United States
422.5 kg Jalal Mansouri
 Iran
412.5 kg
Middle heavyweight
90 kg
Arkady Vorobyov
 Soviet Union
470.0 kg Hassan Rahnavardi
 Iran
440.0 kg Firouz Pojhan
 Iran
427.5 kg
Heavyweight
+90 kg
Aleksey Medvedev
 Soviet Union
500.0 kg Humberto Selvetti
 Argentina
485.0 kg Alberto Pigaiani
 Italy
452.5 kg

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Soviet Union (URS)6107
2 United States (USA)1113
3 Iran (IRI)0235
4 Italy (ITA)0112
5 Argentina (ARG)0101
 Bulgaria (BUL)0101
7 Poland (POL)0022
Totals (7 nations)77721


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