Weightlifting at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Men's +90 kg

The men's +90 kg weightlifting competitions at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City took place on 19 October at the Teatro de los Insurgentes. It was the eleventh appearance of the heavyweight class.[1]

Men's +90 kg
at the Games of the XIX Olympiad
Left-right: Reding, Zhabotinsky, Dube
VenueTeatro de los Insurgentes
Date19 October 1968
Competitors17 from 14 nations
Winning total572.5 kg OR
1st place, gold medalist(s) Leonid Zhabotinsky  Soviet Union
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Serge Reding  Belgium
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Joseph Dube  United States
← 1964
1972 →

Results edit

Rank Name Country kg
1 Leonid Zhabotinsky   Soviet Union 572.5
2 Serge Reding   Belgium 555.0
3 Joseph Dube   United States 555.0
4 Manfred Rieger   East Germany 532.5
5 Rudolf Mang   West Germany 525.0
6 Mauno Lindroos   Finland 495.0
7 Kalevi Lahdenranta   Finland 492.5
8 Don Oliver   New Zealand 490.0
9 Pieter van der Kruk   Netherlands 487.5
10 Terry Perdue   Great Britain 487.5
11 Roger Levecq   France 477.5
12 Liston Sprauve   Virgin Islands 467.5
AC Jean-Paul Fouletier   France 320.0
AC Hwang Ho-dong   South Korea DNF
AC Ove Johansson   Sweden DNF
AC Ray Rigby   Australia DNF
AC Ernie Pickett   United States DNF

References edit

  1. ^ "Weightlifting at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games: Men's Heavyweight". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2020.