1950 World Weightlifting Championships

The 1950 Men's World Weightlifting Championships were held in Paris, France from October 13 to October 15, 1950. There were 56 men in action from 17 nations.

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
56 kg
Mahmoud Namjoo
  Iran
310.0 kg Rafael Chimishkyan
  Soviet Union
305.0 kg Kamal Mahgoub
  Egypt
297.5 kg
Featherweight
60 kg
Mahmoud Fayad
  Egypt
327.5 kg Yevgeny Lopatin
  Soviet Union
317.5 kg Julian Creus
  Great Britain
305.0 kg
Lightweight
67.5 kg
Joe Pitman
  United States
352.5 kg Attia Hamouda
  Egypt
350.0 kg Vladimir Svetilko
  Soviet Union
347.5 kg
Middleweight
75 kg
Khadr El-Touni
  Egypt
400.0 kg Pete George
  United States
390.0 kg Vladimir Pushkarev
  Soviet Union
385.0 kg
Light heavyweight
82.5 kg
Stanley Stanczyk
  United States
420.0 kg Arkady Vorobyov
  Soviet Union
420.0 kg Arabi Awadi
  Egypt
382.5 kg
Heavyweight
+82.5 kg
John Davis
  United States
462.5 kg Yakov Kutsenko
  Soviet Union
422.5 kg Joseph Barnett
  Great Britain
400.0 kg

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States3104
2  Egypt2125
3  Iran1001
4  Soviet Union0426
5  Great Britain0022
Totals (5 nations)66618

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