1955 World Weightlifting Championships

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 summaryEdit

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 tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union4307
2  United States3317
3  Egypt0112
4  Iran0022
5  Burma0011
  Finland0011
  Sweden0011
Totals (7 nations)77721

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