1971 European Weightlifting Championships

The 1971 European Weightlifting Championships were held at the Universiada Hall in Sofia, Bulgaria from June 19 to June 27, 1971. This was the 50th edition of the event. There were 123 men in action from 23 nations.

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
52 kg
Press Sándor Holczreiter
  Hungary
112.5 kg Zygmunt Smalcerz
  Poland
110.0 kg Zoltan Fiat
  Romania
97.5 kg
Snatch Zygmunt Smalcerz
  Poland
97.5 kg Sándor Holczreiter
  Hungary
95.0 kg Mustafa Mustafov
  Bulgaria
92.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Zygmunt Smalcerz
  Poland
125.0 kg Mustafa Mustafov
  Bulgaria
120.0 kg Sándor Holczreiter
  Hungary
120.0 kg
Total Zygmunt Smalcerz
  Poland
332.5 kg Sándor Holczreiter
  Hungary
327.5 kg Mustafa Mustafov
  Bulgaria
305.0 kg
56 kg
Press Imre Földi
  Hungary
125.0 kg Gennady Chetin
  Soviet Union
117.5 kg Atanas Kirov
  Bulgaria
112.5 kg
Snatch Gennady Chetin
  Soviet Union
105.0 kg Imre Földi
  Hungary
105.0 kg Walter Szołtysek
  Poland
105.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Imre Földi
  Hungary
137.5 kg Walter Szołtysek
  Poland
135.0 kg Gennady Chetin
  Soviet Union
132.5 kg
Total Imre Földi
  Hungary
367.5 kg Gennady Chetin
  Soviet Union
355.0 kg Walter Szołtysek
  Poland
350.0 kg
60 kg
Press Mladen Kuchev
  Bulgaria
130.0 kg Kazimierz Czarnecki
  Poland
125.0 kg Dito Shanidze
  Soviet Union
122.5 kg
Snatch Jan Wojnowski
  Poland
122.5 kg Dito Shanidze
  Soviet Union
120.0 kg János Benedek
  Hungary
120.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Jan Wojnowski
  Poland
155.0 kg Dito Shanidze
  Soviet Union
152.5 kg Mladen Kuchev
  Bulgaria
147.5 kg
Total Jan Wojnowski
  Poland
397.5 kg Dito Shanidze
  Soviet Union
395.0 kg János Benedek
  Hungary
390.0 kg
67.5 kg
Press Waldemar Baszanowski
  Poland
145.0 kg Joseph Mathe
  Hungary
145.0 kg Zbigniew Kaczmarek
  Poland
140.0 kg
Snatch Waldemar Baszanowski
  Poland
137.5 kg Zbigniew Kaczmarek
  Poland
125.0 kg Stefan Tsonchev
  Bulgaria
120.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Zbigniew Kaczmarek
  Poland
170 kg Waldemar Baszanowski
  Poland
167.5 kg Joseph Mathe
  Hungary
157.5 kg
Total Waldemar Baszanowski
  Poland
450.0 kg Zbigniew Kaczmarek
  Poland
435.0 kg Joseph Mathe
  Hungary
412.5 kg
75 kg
Press János Bagócs
  Hungary
147.5 kg Viktor Kurentsov
  Soviet Union
147.5 kg Ondrej Hekel
  Czechoslovakia
145.0 kg
Snatch Ondrej Hekel
  Czechoslovakia
140.0 kg Gábor Szarvas
  Hungary
140.0 kg Aimé Terme
  France
137.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Viktor Kurentsov
  Soviet Union
180.0 kg Gábor Szarvas
  Hungary
177.5 kg János Bagócs
  Hungary
167.5 kg
Total Viktor Kurentsov
  Soviet Union
462.5 kg Gábor Szarvas
  Hungary
460.0 kg Ondrej Hekel
  Czechoslovakia
452.5 kg
82.5 kg
Press Gennady Ivanchenko
  Soviet Union
165.0 kg György Horváth
  Hungary
162.5 kg Dino Turcato
  Italy
160.0 kg
Snatch Gennady Ivanchenko
  Soviet Union
147.5 kg Dimitar Slavov
  Bulgaria
142.5 kg György Horváth
  Hungary
140.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Gennady Ivanchenko
  Soviet Union
187.5 kg György Horváth
  Hungary
187.5 kg Juhani Avellan
  Finland
180.0 kg
Total Gennady Ivanchenko
  Soviet Union
500.0 kg György Horváth
  Hungary
490.0 kg Dino Turcato
  Italy
465.0 kg
90 kg
Press Hans Bettembourg
  Sweden
190.0 kg Bo Johansson
  Sweden
182.5 kg David Rigert
  Soviet Union
172.5 kg
Snatch David Rigert
  Soviet Union
160.0 kg Bo Johansson
  Sweden
155.0 kg Stanisław Kordyka
  Poland
145.0 kg
Clean & Jerk David Rigert
  Soviet Union
205.0 kg
WR
Bo Johansson
  Sweden
200.0 kg Atanas Shopov
  Bulgaria
195.0 kg
Total David Rigert
  Soviet Union
537.5 kg Bo Johansson
  Sweden
537.5 kg Atanas Shopov
  Bulgaria
512.5 kg
110 kg
Press Aleksandar Kraychev
  Bulgaria
192.5 kg Valery Yakubovski
  Soviet Union
190.0 kg Karl Utsar
  Soviet Union
187.5 kg
Snatch Karl Utsar
  Soviet Union
162.5 kg Kauko Kangasniemi
  Finland
160.0 kg Aleksandar Kraychev
  Bulgaria
160.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Valery Yakubovski
  Soviet Union
210.0 kg Aleksandar Kraychev
  Bulgaria
205.0 kg Helmut Losch
  East Germany
200.0 kg
Total Valery Yakubovski
  Soviet Union
560.0 kg Aleksandar Kraychev
  Bulgaria
557.5 kg Karl Utsar
  Soviet Union
545.0 kg
+110 kg
Press Vasily Alekseyev
  Soviet Union
225.0 kg
WR
Stanislav Batishchev
  Soviet Union
217.5 kg Rudolf Mang
  West Germany
212.5 kg
Snatch Rudolf Mang
  West Germany
175.0 kg Vasily Alekseyev
  Soviet Union
172.5 kg Stanislav Batishchev
  Soviet Union
170.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Vasily Alekseyev
  Soviet Union
232.5 kg
WR
Stanislav Batishchev
  Soviet Union
220.0 kg Rudolf Mang
  West Germany
215.0 kg
Total Vasily Alekseyev
  Soviet Union
630.0 kg
WR
Stanislav Batishchev
  Soviet Union
607.5 kg Rudolf Mang
  West Germany
602.5 kg

Medal tableEdit

Ranking by Big (Total result) medals

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union5319
2  Poland3115
3  Hungary1326
4  Bulgaria0123
5  Sweden0101
6  Czechoslovakia0011
  Italy0011
  West Germany0011
Totals (8 nations)99927

ReferencesEdit