1962 World Weightlifting Championships

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Hungarian stamp dedicated to the Championships

The 1962 Men's World Weightlifting Championships were held in Budapest, Hungary from September 16 to September 22, 1962. There were 113 men in action from 27 nations. These world championships were combined with European championships.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
56 kg
Yoshinobu Miyake
 Japan
352.5 kg Imre Földi
 Hungary
337.5 kg Vladimir Stogov
 Soviet Union
330.0 kg
Featherweight
60 kg
Yevgeny Minayev
 Soviet Union
362.5 kg Yevgeny Katsura
 Soviet Union
357.5 kg Rudolf Kozłowski
 Poland
352.5 kg
Lightweight
67.5 kg
Vladimir Kaplunov
 Soviet Union
415.0 kg Waldemar Baszanowski
 Poland
412.5 kg Marian Zieliński
 Poland
405.0 kg
Middleweight
75 kg
Aleksandr Kurynov
 Soviet Union
422.5 kg Mihály Huszka
 Hungary
415.0 kg Mohammad Ami-Tehrani
 Iran
412.5 kg
Light heavyweight
82.5 kg
Győző Veres
 Hungary
460.0 kg Tommy Kono
 United States
455.0 kg Géza Tóth
 Hungary
442.5 kg
Middle heavyweight
90 kg
Louis Martin
 Great Britain
480.0 kg Ireneusz Paliński
 Poland
470.0 kg Bill March
 United States
460.0 kg
Heavyweight
+90 kg
Yury Vlasov
 Soviet Union
540.0 kg Norbert Schemansky
 United States
537.5 kg Gary Gubner
 United States
497.5 kg

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 4 1 1 6
2  Hungary 1 2 1 4
3  Great Britain 1 0 0 1
 Japan 1 0 0 1
5  Poland 0 2 2 4
 United States 0 2 2 4
7  Iran 0 0 1 1
Total 7 7 7 21

References[edit]

External links[edit]