Weightlifting at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Men's 67.5 kg

The men's lightweight was a weightlifting event held as part of the Weightlifting at the 1920 Summer Olympics programme. 1920 was the first time weightlifting was divided into weight categories. Lightweight was the second lightest category, including weightlifters weighing up to 67.5 kilograms. A total of 12 weightlifters from 10 nations competed in the event, which was held on 29 August 1920.[1]

Men's lightweight weightlifting
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
VenueOlympisch Stadion
Date29 August
Competitors12 from 10 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Alfred Neuland  Estonia
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Louis Williquet  Belgium
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Florimond Rooms  Belgium
1924 →

ResultsEdit

Place Weightlifter 1 2 3 Total
    Alfred Neuland (EST) 72.5 75.0 110.0 257.5
    Louis Williquet (BEL) 60.0 75.0 105.0 240.0
    Georges Rooms (BEL) 55.0 70.0 105.0 230.0
4   Giulio Monti (ITA) 55.0 70.0 105.0 230.0
5   Fernand Arnout (FRA) 60.0 60.0 100.0 220.0
  Martin Olofsson (SWE) 55.0 70.0 95.0 220.0
7   Jean Vaquette (FRA) 55.0 65.0 95.0 215.0
8   Johny Grün (LUX) 52.5 67.5 90.0 210.0
  Wilhelmus van Nimwegen (NED) 55.0 65.0 90.0 210.0
10   Evangelos Menexis (GRE) 50.0 60.0 95.0 205.0
11   Thorvald Hansen (DEN) 52.5 55.0 95.0 202.5
12   Percy Mills (GBR) 50.0 57.5 85.0 192.5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Weightlifting at the 1920 Antwerp Summer Games: Men's Lightweight". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 16 December 2019.

SourcesEdit

  • Belgium Olympic Committee (1957). Olympic Games Antwerp 1920: Official Report (in French).
  • Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Retrieved 7 May 2008.