1953 World Weightlifting Championships

The 1953 Men's World Weightlifting Championships were held in Stockholm, Sweden from August 26 to August 28, 1953. There were 70 men in action from 19 nations.

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
56 kg
Ivan Udodov
  Soviet Union
315.0 kg Kamal Mahgoub
  Egypt
295.0 kg Karel Saitl
  Czechoslovakia
280.0 kg
Featherweight
60 kg
Nikolay Saksonov
  Soviet Union
337.5 kg Rafael Chimishkyan
  Soviet Union
332.5 kg Einar Eriksson
  Sweden
307.5 kg
Lightweight
67.5 kg
Pete George
  United States
370.0 kg Dmitry Ivanov
  Soviet Union
365.0 kg Said Khalifa Gouda
  Egypt
355.0 kg
Middleweight
75 kg
Tommy Kono
  United States
407.5 kg Dave Sheppard
  United States
397.5 kg Yury Duganov
  Soviet Union
382.5 kg
Light heavyweight
82.5 kg
Arkady Vorobyov
  Soviet Union
430.0 kg Trofim Lomakin
  Soviet Union
427.5 kg Stanley Stanczyk
  United States
415.0 kg
Middle heavyweight
90 kg
Norbert Schemansky
  United States
442.5 kg Mohamed Ibrahim Saleh
  Egypt
400.0 kg Mohamed Ali Abdelkerim
  Egypt
385.0 kg
Heavyweight
+90 kg
Doug Hepburn
  Canada
467.5 kg John Davis
  United States
457.5 kg Humberto Selvetti
  Argentina
450.0 kg

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union3317
2  United States3216
3  Canada1001
4  Egypt0224
5  Argentina0011
  Czechoslovakia0011
  Sweden0011
Totals (7 nations)77721

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