Weightlifting at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Men's 82.5 kg

The men's light heavyweight 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. Light heavyweight was the second heaviest category, including weightlifters weighing up to 82.5 kilograms. A total of eleven weightlifters from nine nations competed in the event, which was held on 31 August 1920.[1]

Men's light heavyweight weightlifting
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
VenueOlympisch Stadion
Date31 August
Competitors11 from 9 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Ernest Cadine  France
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Fritz Hünenberger  Switzerland
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Erik Pettersson  Sweden
1924 →

ResultsEdit

Place Weightlifter 1 2 3 Total
    Ernest Cadine (FRA) 70.0 90.0 135.0 295.0
    Fridriech Hünenberger (SUI) 75.0 90.0 112.5 275.0
    Erik Pettersson (SWE) 62.5 92.5 112.5 267.5
4   Erik Carlsson (SWE) 67.5 75.0 120.0 262.5
5   Maurice Davène (FRA) 65.0 70.0 115.0 250.0
6   Gino Mattiello (ITA) 60.0 70.0 105.0 235.0
7   Jan Welter (NED) 65.0 70.0 95.0 230.0
8   Jaroslav Dvořák (TCH) 55.0 65.0 107.5 227.5
  Lionel Van De Roye (BEL) 57.5 65.0 105.0 227.5
10   Søren Petersen (DEN) 55.0 57.5 105.0 217.5
  Rudolf Ekström (FIN) 70.0 DNF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Weightlifting at the 1920 Antwerp Summer Games: Men's Light-Heavyweight". 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.