Humberto Selvetti

Humberto Selvetti (31 March 1932 – 1992) was an Argentine heavyweight weightlifter. He competed at the 1952, 1956 and 1964 Summer Olympics and finished in second, third and 17th place, respectively.[1] He also won four medals at world championships and Pan American Games and set a world record in the press, in 1951.[2]

Humberto Selvetti
Humberto Selvetti.jpg
Selvetti in 1957
Personal information
Born31 March 1932 (1932-03-31)
Colón, Argentina
Died1992 (1993) (aged 60)
Wilde, Argentina
Height180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight140 kg (309 lb)


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Humberto Selvetti". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 16 April 2012. Retrieved 23 June 2012.
  2. ^ Humberto Selvetti.

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