1973 European Weightlifting Championships

The 1973 European Weightlifting Championships were held in Madrid, Spain from June 10 to June 18, 1973. This was the 52nd edition of the event. There were 130 men in action from 23 nations.

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
52 kg
Snatch Lajos Szűcs
  Hungary
97.5 kg György Kőszegi
  Hungary
90.0 kg Ion Hortopan
  Romania
90.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Lajos Szűcs
  Hungary
127.5 kg György Kőszegi
  Hungary
127.5 kg Arkadiusz Lipa
  Poland
125.0 kg
Total Lajos Szűcs
  Hungary
225.0 kg György Kőszegi
  Hungary
217.5 kg Boleslav Pachol
  Czechoslovakia
210.0 kg
56 kg
Snatch Imre Földi
  Hungary
110.0 kg Georgi Todorov
  Bulgaria
110.0 kg Karel Prohl
  Czechoslovakia
107.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Atanas Kirov
  Bulgaria
147.5 kg Georgi Todorov
  Bulgaria
142.5 kg Karel Prohl
  Czechoslovakia
142.5 kg
Total Atanas Kirov
  Bulgaria
255.0 kg Georgi Todorov
  Bulgaria
252.5 kg Karel Prohl
  Czechoslovakia
250.0 kg
60 kg
Snatch Norair Nurikyan
  Bulgaria
122.5 kg János Benedek
  Hungary
122.5 kg Dito Shanidze
  Soviet Union
120.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Dito Shanidze
  Soviet Union
152.5 kg Norair Nurikyan
  Bulgaria
147.5 kg Jan Wojnowski
  Poland
147.5 kg
Total Dito Shanidze
  Soviet Union
272.5 kg Norair Nurikyan
  Bulgaria
270.0 kg János Benedek
  Hungary
267.5 kg
67.5 kg
Snatch Mukharby Kirzhinov
  Soviet Union
130.0 kg Mladen Kuchev
  Bulgaria
127.5 kg Jenö Ambrozi
  Hungary
125.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Mukharby Kirzhinov
  Soviet Union
172.5 kg Mladen Kuchev
  Bulgaria
167.5 kg Zbigniew Kaczmarek
  Poland
167.5 kg
Total Mukharby Kirzhinov
  Soviet Union
302.5 kg Mladen Kuchev
  Bulgaria
295.0 kg Zbigniew Kaczmarek
  Poland
292.5 kg
75 kg
Snatch Leif Jenssen
  Norway
147.5 kg Nedelcho Kolev
  Bulgaria
145.0 kg Valentin Mikhailov
  Soviet Union
142.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Nedelcho Kolev
  Bulgaria
185.0 kg Yordan Bikov
  Bulgaria
180.0 kg Valentin Mikhailov
  Soviet Union
177.5 kg
Total Nedelcho Kolev
  Bulgaria
330.0 kg Yordan Bikov
  Bulgaria
322.5 kg Valentin Mikhailov
  Soviet Union
320.0 kg
82.5 kg
Snatch Vladimir Ryzhenkov
  Soviet Union
157.5 kg Rumen Rusev
  Bulgaria
150.0 kg Frank Zielecke
  East Germany
145.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Vladimir Ryzhenkov
  Soviet Union
195.0 kg Rolf Milser
  West Germany
190.0 kg György Horváth
  Hungary
190.0 kg
Total Vladimir Ryzhenkov
  Soviet Union
352.5 kg Rumen Rusev
  Bulgaria
335.0 kg Frank Zielecke
  East Germany
332.5 kg
90 kg
Snatch David Rigert
  Soviet Union
165.0 kg Andon Nikolov
  Bulgaria
155.0 kg Bo Johansson
  Sweden
155.0 kg
Clean & Jerk David Rigert
  Soviet Union
202.5 kg Atanas Shopov
  Bulgaria
200.0 kg Vasily Kolotov
  Soviet Union
200.0 kg
Total David Rigert
  Soviet Union
367.5 kg Andon Nikolov
  Bulgaria
352.5 kg Atanas Shopov
  Bulgaria
350.0 kg
110 kg
Snatch Pavel Pervushin
  Soviet Union
177.5 kg Taito Haara
  Finland
162.5 kg Helmut Losch
  East Germany
157.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Pavel Pervushin
  Soviet Union
222.5 kg Helmut Losch
  East Germany
205.0 kg Dieter Westphal
  West Germany
200.0 kg
Total Pavel Pervushin
  Soviet Union
400.0 kg Helmut Losch
  East Germany
362.5 kg Dieter Westphal
  West Germany
355.0 kg
+110 kg
Snatch Vasily Alekseyev
  Soviet Union
177.5 kg Rudolf Mang
  West Germany
172.5 kg Kalevi Lahdenranta
  Finland
170.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Vasily Alekseyev
  Soviet Union
240.0 kg Stanislav Batishchev
  Soviet Union
225.0 kg Rudolf Mang
  West Germany
215.0 kg
Total Vasily Alekseyev
  Soviet Union
417.5 kg Stanislav Batishchev
  Soviet Union
395.0 kg Rudolf Mang
  West Germany
387.5 kg

Medal tableEdit

Ranking by Big (Total result) medals

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union6118
2  Bulgaria2619
3  Hungary1113
4  East Germany0112
5  Czechoslovakia0022
  West Germany0022
7  Poland0011
Totals (7 nations)99927

ReferencesEdit