Weightlifting at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Men's 75 kg

The men's middleweight 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. Middleweight was the median category, including weightlifters weighing up to 75 kilograms. A total of ten weightlifters from seven nations competed in the event, which was held on 30 August 1920.[1]

Men's middleweight weightlifting
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
VenueOlympisch Stadion
Date30 August
Competitors10 from 7 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Henri Gance  France
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Pietro Bianchi  Italy
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Albert Pettersson  Sweden
1924 →

ResultsEdit

Place Weightlifter 1 2 3 Total,kilograms
    Henri Gance (FRA) 65.0 75.0 105.0 245.0
    Pietro Bianchi (ITA) 60.0 70.0 105.0 235.0
    Albert Pettersson (SWE) 55.0 75.0 105.0 235.0
4   Marinus Ringelberg (NED) 55.0 65.0 105.0 225.0
5   Paul Ledran (FRA) 55.0 65.0 100.0 220.0
6   Christian Jensen (DEN) 55.0 60.0 100.0 215.0
7   Marcel Marchand (BEL) 55.0 55.0 95.0 205.0
8   Pieter Belmer (NED) 0.0 65.0 100.0 165.0
  Georges De Proft (BEL) 55.0 65.0 DNF
  Hamad Samy (EGY) 55.0 DNF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Weightlifting at the 1920 Antwerp Summer Games: Men's Middleweight". 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.