Weightlifting at the 1951 Pan American Games

The first Pan American Games in Buenos Aires in 1951 included weightlifting competitions in various weight categories. The U.S. athlete John Davis won the super-heavyweight event.

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Joseph Charlot, winner of the bronze medal in the Featherweight class

Men's competitionEdit

Bantamweight (− 56 kg)Edit

RANK FINAL
    Joseph DePietro (USA)
    José Crespo (CUB)
    Marcelino Salas (MEX)

Featherweight (− 60 kg)Edit

RANK FINAL
    Rodney Wilkes (TRI)
    Richard Greenawalt (USA)
    Joseph Charlot (HAI)

Lightweight (− 67.5 kg)Edit

RANK FINAL
    Joe Pitman (USA)
    Carl de Souza (TRI)
    Hugo d'Atri (ARG)

Middleweight (− 75 kg)Edit

RANK FINAL
    Peter George (USA)
    Ángel Sposato (ARG)
    Emerson Holder (PAN)

Light-heavyweight (− 82.5 kg)Edit

RANK FINAL
    Stanley Stanczyk (USA)
    Osvaldo Forte (ARG)
    Orlando Garrido (CUB)

Super heavyweight (90 kg)Edit

RANK FINAL
    John Davis (USA)
    Lennox Kilgour (TRI)
    Norberto Ferreira (ARG)

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States5106
2  Trinidad and Tobago1203
3  Argentina0224
4  Cuba0112
5  Haiti0011
  Mexico0011
  Panama0011
Totals (7 nations)66618

ReferencesEdit

  • Olderr, Steven (2009). The Pan American Games: A Statistical History, 1951-1999, bilingual edition. McFarland & Company. ISBN 0786443367. ISBN 9780786443369.
  • Sports 123: Weightlifting at the Wayback Machine (archived October 7, 2011)
  • Hickok Sports: Pan American Games Weightlifting Medalists at the Wayback Machine (archived December 2, 2011)