1971 World Weightlifting Championships

The 1971 Men's World Weightlifting Championships were held in Lima, Peru from September 18 to September 26, 1971. There were 144 men from 30 nations in the competition.

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
52 kg
Press Sándor Holczreiter
  Hungary
120.0 kg Zygmunt Smalcerz
  Poland
115.0 kg Masahiro Ueki
  Japan
97.5 kg
Snatch Zygmunt Smalcerz
  Poland
95.0 kg Sándor Holczreiter
  Hungary
95.0 kg Juan Romero
  Colombia
92.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Zygmunt Smalcerz
  Poland
130.0 kg Mustafa Mustafov
  Bulgaria
122.5 kg Masahiro Ueki
  Japan
122.5 kg
Total Zygmunt Smalcerz
  Poland
340.0 kg Sándor Holczreiter
  Hungary
335.0 kg Masahiro Ueki
  Japan
307.5 kg
56 kg
Press Mohammad Nassiri
  Iran
120.0 kg Imre Földi
  Hungary
120.0 kg Henryk Trębicki
  Poland
120.0 kg
Snatch Henryk Trębicki
  Poland
107.5 kg Gennady Chetin
  Soviet Union
107.5 kg Jiro Hosotani
  Japan
102.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Gennady Chetin
  Soviet Union
145.0 kg Mohammad Nassiri
  Iran
142.5 kg Atanas Kirov
  Bulgaria
140.0 kg
Total Gennady Chetin
  Soviet Union
370.0 kg Henryk Trębicki
  Poland
367.5 kg Mohammad Nassiri
  Iran
360.0 kg
60 kg
Press Yoshiyuki Miyake
  Japan
122.5 kg Kenkichi Ando
  Japan
122.5 kg Kurt Pittner
  Austria
120.0 kg
Snatch Yoshiyuki Miyake
  Japan
115.0 kg Kenkichi Ando
  Japan
112.5 kg Kurt Pittner
  Austria
112.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Yoshiyuki Miyake
  Japan
150.0 kg Kenkichi Ando
  Japan
147.5 kg Norair Nurikyan
  Bulgaria
147.5 kg
Total Yoshiyuki Miyake
  Japan
387.5 kg Kenkichi Ando
  Japan
382.5 kg Norair Nurikyan
  Bulgaria
377.5 kg
67.5 kg
Press Zbigniew Kaczmarek
  Poland
147.5 kg Nasrollah Dehnavi
  Iran
140.0 kg Waldemar Baszanowski
  Poland
140.0 kg
Snatch Waldemar Baszanowski
  Poland
130.0 kg Masayuki Yano
  Japan
127.5 kg Mukharby Kirzhinov
  Soviet Union
127.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Mukharby Kirzhinov
  Soviet Union
167.5 kg Nasrollah Dehnavi
  Iran
165.0 kg Waldemar Baszanowski
  Poland
165.0 kg
Total Zbigniew Kaczmarek
  Poland
440.0 kg Waldemar Baszanowski
  Poland
435.0 kg Mukharby Kirzhinov
  Soviet Union
430.0 kg
75 kg
Press Russell Knipp
  United States
162.5 kg Vladimir Kanygin
  Soviet Union
160.0 kg Anselmo Silvino
  Italy
155.0 kg
Snatch Leif Jenssen
  Norway
142.5 kg Vladimir Kanygin
  Soviet Union
142.5 kg Ondrej Hekel
  Czechoslovakia
140.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Yordan Bikov
  Bulgaria
180.0 kg Anselmo Silvino
  Italy
175.0 kg Ondrej Hekel
  Czechoslovakia
175.0 kg
Total Vladimir Kanygin
  Soviet Union
477.5 kg Leif Jenssen
  Norway
467.5 kg Anselmo Silvino
  Italy
465.0 kg
82.5 kg
Press Christos Iakovou
  Greece
162.5 kg Boris Pavlov
  Soviet Union
160.0 kg Kaarlo Kangasniemi
  Finland
160.0 kg
Snatch Kaarlo Kangasniemi
  Finland
150.0 kg Boris Pavlov
  Soviet Union
145.0 kg Mike Karchut
  United States
145.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Boris Pavlov
  Soviet Union
190.0 kg György Horváth
  Hungary
190.0 kg Mike Karchut
  United States
182.5 kg
Total Boris Pavlov
  Soviet Union
495.0 kg Kaarlo Kangasniemi
  Finland
490.0 kg György Horváth
  Hungary
480.0 kg
90 kg
Press Vasily Kolotov
  Soviet Union
185.0 kg Hans Bettembourg
  Sweden
180.0 kg David Rigert
  Soviet Union
177.5 kg
Snatch David Rigert
  Soviet Union
162.5 kg Vasily Kolotov
  Soviet Union
155.0 kg Bo Johansson
  Sweden
155.0 kg
Clean & Jerk David Rigert
  Soviet Union
202.5 kg Vasily Kolotov
  Soviet Union
197.5 kg Rick Holbrook
  United States
197.5 kg
Total David Rigert
  Soviet Union
542.5 kg Vasily Kolotov
  Soviet Union
537.5 kg Bo Johansson
  Sweden
522.5 kg
110 kg
Press Yury Kozin
  Soviet Union
200.0 kg Aleksandar Kraychev
  Bulgaria
187.5 kg Roberto Vezzani
  Italy
185.0 kg
Snatch Stefan Grützner
  East Germany
165.0 kg Kauko Kangasniemi
  Finland
162.5 kg Aleksandar Kraychev
  Bulgaria
155.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Helmut Losch
  East Germany
205.0 kg Stefan Grützner
  East Germany
205.0 kg Yury Kozin
  Soviet Union
202.5 kg
Total Yury Kozin
  Soviet Union
552.5 kg Stefan Grützner
  East Germany
547.5 kg Aleksandar Kraychev
  Bulgaria
545.0 kg
+110 kg
Press Vasily Alekseyev
  Soviet Union
230.0 kg
WR
Serge Reding
  Belgium
227.5 kg Ken Patera
  United States
212.5 kg
Snatch Vasily Alekseyev
  Soviet Union
170.0 kg Ken Patera
  United States
167.5 kg Serge Reding
  Belgium
160.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Vasily Alekseyev
  Soviet Union
235.0 kg Ken Patera
  United States
212.5 kg Fernando Bernal
  Cuba
197.5 kg
Total Vasily Alekseyev
  Soviet Union
635.0 kg Ken Patera
  United States
592.5 kg Ivan Atanasov
  Bulgaria
532.5 kg

Medal tableEdit

Ranking by Big (Total result) medals

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union6118
2  Poland2204
3  Japan1113
4  Hungary0112
5  East Germany0101
  Finland0101
  Norway0101
  United States0101
9  Bulgaria0033
10  Iran0011
  Italy0011
  Sweden0011
Totals (12 nations)99927

Ranking by all medals: Big (Total result) and Small (Press, Snatch and Clean & Jerk)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union168428
2  Poland73313
3  Japan45413
4  East Germany2204
5  Hungary1416
6  United States1348
7  Iran1315
8  Bulgaria1269
9  Finland1214
10  Norway1102
11  Greece1001
12  Italy0134
13  Sweden0123
14  Belgium0112
15  Austria0022
  Czechoslovakia0022
17  Colombia0011
  Cuba0011
Totals (18 nations)363636108

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