1975 World Weightlifting Championships

The 1975 Men's World Weightlifting Championships were held at the Luzhniki Sports Palace in Moscow, Soviet Union from September 15 to September 23, 1975. There were 169 men in action from 33 nations.

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
52 kg
Snatch Zygmunt Smalcerz
  Poland
105.0 kg Masatomo Takeuchi
  Japan
105.0 kg Lajos Szűcs
  Hungary
100.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Zygmunt Smalcerz
  Poland
132.5 kg Aleksandr Voronin
  Soviet Union
132.5 kg Lajos Szűcs
  Hungary
130.0 kg
Total Zygmunt Smalcerz
  Poland
237.5 kg Aleksandr Voronin
  Soviet Union
232.5 kg Lajos Szűcs
  Hungary
230.0 kg
56 kg
Snatch Waldemar Korcz
  Poland
112.5 kg Włodzimierz Jakub
  Poland
112.5 kg Karel Prohl
  Czechoslovakia
110.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Atanas Kirov
  Bulgaria
145.0 kg Karel Prohl
  Czechoslovakia
140.0 kg Waldemar Korcz
  Poland
140.0 kg
Total Atanas Kirov
  Bulgaria
255.0 kg Waldemar Korcz
  Poland
252.5 kg Karel Prohl
  Czechoslovakia
250.0 kg
60 kg
Snatch Nikolay Kolesnikov
  Soviet Union
125.0 kg Georgi Todorov
  Bulgaria
125.0 kg Setsuya Goto
  Japan
122.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Georgi Todorov
  Bulgaria
160.0 kg Takashi Saito
  Japan
155.0 kg Antoni Pawlak
  Poland
155.0 kg
Total Georgi Todorov
  Bulgaria
285.0 kg
WR
Nikolay Kolesnikov
  Soviet Union
277.5 kg Antoni Pawlak
  Poland
275.0 kg
67.5 kg
Snatch Zbigniew Kaczmarek
  Poland
137.5 kg Petro Korol
  Soviet Union
135.0 kg Mladen Kuchev
  Bulgaria
132.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Petro Korol
  Soviet Union
177.5 kg
WR
Zbigniew Kaczmarek
  Poland
175.0 kg Mukharby Kirzhinov
  Soviet Union
172.5 kg
Total Petro Korol
  Soviet Union
312.5 kg Zbigniew Kaczmarek
  Poland
312.5 kg Mladen Kuchev
  Bulgaria
302.5 kg
75 kg
Snatch Yordan Mitkov
  Bulgaria
150.0 kg Nedelcho Kolev
  Bulgaria
145.0 kg Peter Wenzel
  East Germany
145.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Peter Wenzel
  East Germany
190.0 kg Yordan Mitkov
  Bulgaria
182.5 kg Nedelcho Kolev
  Bulgaria
180.0 kg
Total Peter Wenzel
  East Germany
335.0 kg Yordan Mitkov
  Bulgaria
332.5 kg Nedelcho Kolev
  Bulgaria
325.0 kg
82.5 kg
Snatch Valery Shary
  Soviet Union
162.5 kg Trendafil Stoychev
  Bulgaria
162.5 kg Péter Baczakó
  Hungary
157.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Rolf Milser
  West Germany
200.0 kg Valery Shary
  Soviet Union
195.0 kg Trendafil Stoychev
  Bulgaria
195.0 kg
Total Valery Shary
  Soviet Union
357.5 kg Trendafil Stoychev
  Bulgaria
357.5 kg Juhani Avellan
  Finland
350.0 kg
90 kg
Snatch David Rigert
  Soviet Union
167.5 kg Michel Broillet
  Switzerland
167.5 kg Sergey Poltoratsky
  Soviet Union
165.0 kg
Clean & Jerk David Rigert
  Soviet Union
210.0 kg Sergey Poltoratsky
  Soviet Union
207.5 kg Peter Petzold
  East Germany
202.5 kg
Total David Rigert
  Soviet Union
377.5 kg Sergey Poltoratsky
  Soviet Union
372.5 kg Peter Petzold
  East Germany
362.5 kg
110 kg
Snatch Valentin Hristov
  Bulgaria
180.0 kg Vasily Mazheikov
  Soviet Union
170.0 kg Jürgen Ciezki
  East Germany
170.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Valentin Hristov
  Bulgaria
237.5 kg Vasily Mazheikov
  Soviet Union
220.0 kg Jürgen Ciezki
  East Germany
220.0 kg
Total Valentin Hristov
  Bulgaria
417.5 kg Vasily Mazheikov
  Soviet Union
390.0 kg Jürgen Ciezki
  East Germany
390.0 kg
+110 kg
Snatch Hristo Plachkov
  Bulgaria
195.0 kg Vasily Alekseyev
  Soviet Union
187.5 kg Jürgen Heuser
  East Germany
180.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Gerd Bonk
  East Germany
242.5 kg Vasily Alekseyev
  Soviet Union
240.0 kg Jürgen Heuser
  East Germany
232.5 kg
Total Vasily Alekseyev
  Soviet Union
427.5 kg Gerd Bonk
  East Germany
422.5 kg Hristo Plachkov
  Bulgaria
420.0 kg

Medal tableEdit

Ranking by Big (Total result) medals

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union4408
2  Bulgaria3238
3  Poland1214
4  East Germany1124
5  Czechoslovakia0011
  Finland0011
  Hungary0011
Totals (7 nations)99927

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

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union912223
2  Bulgaria96621
3  Poland54312
4  East Germany31812
5  West Germany1001
6  Japan0213
7  Czechoslovakia0123
8   Switzerland0101
9  Hungary0044
10  Finland0011
Totals (10 nations)27272781

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