1962 World Weightlifting 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 summaryEdit

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 William 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 tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union4116
2  Hungary1214
3  Great Britain1001
  Japan1001
5  Poland0224
  United States0224
7  Iran0011
Totals (7 nations)77721

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