1958 World Weightlifting Championships

The 1958 Men's World Weightlifting Championships were held in Stockholm, Sweden from September 16 to September 21, 1958. There were 96 men in action from 27 nations.

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
56 kg
Vladimir Stogov
  Soviet Union
342.5 kg Charles Vinci
  United States
327.5 kg Ali Safa-Sonboli
  Iran
312.5 kg
Featherweight
60 kg
Isaac Berger
  United States
372.5 kg Yevgeny Minayev
  Soviet Union
362.5 kg Sebastiano Mannironi
  Italy
342.5 kg
Lightweight
67.5 kg
Viktor Bushuev
  Soviet Union
390.0 kg Luciano De Genova
  Italy
362.5 kg Henrik Tamraz
  Iran
357.5 kg
Middleweight
75 kg
Tommy Kono
  United States
430.0 kg Fyodor Bogdanovsky
  Soviet Union
422.5 kg Marcel Paterni
  France
395.0 kg
Light heavyweight
82.5 kg
Trofim Lomakin
  Soviet Union
440.0 kg Jim George
  United States
435.0 kg Ireneusz Paliński
  Poland
432.5 kg
Middle heavyweight
90 kg
Arkady Vorobyov
  Soviet Union
465.0 kg Dave Sheppard
  United States
450.0 kg Ivan Veselinov
  Bulgaria
422.5 kg
Heavyweight
+90 kg
Aleksey Medvedev
  Soviet Union
485.0 kg Dave Ashman
  United States
457.5 kg Firouz Pojhan
  Iran
455.0 kg

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union5207
2  United States2406
3  Italy0112
4  Iran0033
5  Bulgaria0011
  France0011
  Poland0011
Totals (7 nations)77721

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