Weightlifting at the 1920 Summer Olympics

Weightlifting returned to the Olympic program at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, with competition in five weight classes, for men only. The sport had previously been contested at the Olympic Games in 1904.[1]

Weightlifting

Medal summaryEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Featherweight
–60 kg
details
Frans De Haes
  Belgium
Alfred Schmidt
  Estonia
Eugène Ryter
  Switzerland
Lightweight
–67.5 kg
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Alfred Neuland
  Estonia
Louis Williquet
  Belgium
Florimond Rooms
  Belgium
Middleweight
–75 kg
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Henri Gance
  France
Pietro Bianchi
  Italy
Albert Pettersson
  Sweden
Light-heavyweight
–82.5 kg
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Ernest Cadine
  France
Fritz Hünenberger
  Switzerland
Erik Pettersson
  Sweden
Heavyweight
+82.5 kg
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Filippo Bottino
  Italy
Joseph Alzin
  Luxembourg
Louis Bernot
  France

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 53 weightlifters from 14 nations competed at the Antwerp Games:

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  France (FRA)2013
2  Belgium (BEL)1113
3  Estonia (EST)1102
  Italy (ITA)1102
5  Switzerland (SUI)0112
6  Luxembourg (LUX)0101
7  Sweden (SWE)0022
Totals (7 nations)55515

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Weightlifting at the 1920 Antwerp Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 15 December 2019.

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