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Weightlifting at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's 82.5 kg

In an out of competition attempt to break the world record, in the military press, Khristos Iakovou of Greece attempted a lift of 179.0 kg, his attempt failed. David Berger of Israel was one of the victims of the September 5, 1972, Munich Massacre.[1]

82.5 kg
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
VenueWeightlifting Hall 7, Gewichtheberhalle
DatesSeptember 2, 1972
Competitors24 from 20 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Leif Jenssen
 Norway
2nd, silver medalist(s) Norbert Ozimek
 Poland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) György Horváth
 Hungary
← 1968
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ResultsEdit

Total of best lifts in military press, snatch and jerk. Ties are broken by the lightest bodyweight.

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality Body weight Military press (kg) Snatch (kg) Jerk (kg) Total (kg)
1 2 3 Result 1 2 3 Result 1 2 3 Result
  Leif Jenssen   Norway 81.10 172.5 172.5 177.5 172.5 145.0 150.0 150.0 150.0 OR 180.0 185.0 190.0 185.0 507.5 OR
  Norbert Ozimek   Poland 82.0 160.0 160.0 165.0 165.0 140.0 145.0 147.5 145.0 182.5 187.5 192.5 187.5 497.5
  György Horváth   Hungary 82.45 160.0 165.0 167.5 160.0 137.5 142.5 142.5 142.5 185.0 192.5 197.5 192.5 OR 495.0
4 Bernhard Radtke   East Germany 81.50 157.5 162.5 165.0 162.5 140.0 145.0 150.0 145.0 175.0 180.0 185.0 185.0 492.5
5 Khristos Iakovou   Greece 82.15 162.5 170.0 175.0 170.0 137.5 137.5 142.5 137.5 175.0 182.5 187.5 187.5 490.0
6 Kaarlo Kangasniemi   Finland 82.25 150.0 160.0 160.0 150.0 145.0 150.0 152.5 145.0 180.0 185.0 185.0 185.0 480.0
7 Rolf Milser   West Germany 81.70 160.0 165.0 170.0 165.0 132.5 132.5 137.5 132.5 180.0 185.0 185.0 180.0 477.5
8 Juhani Avellan   Finland 82.40 135.0 140.0 145.0 140.0 140.0 145.0 145.0 145.0 182.5 190.0 190.0 182.5 467.5
9 Dino Turcato   Italy 82.20 160.0 160.0 165.0 160.0 125.0 125.0 130.0 125.0 170.0 170.0 455.0
10 Reinhold Platzer   Austria 81.85 145.0 145.0 145.0 145.0 130.0 137.5 137.5 130.0 162.5 167.5 170.0 167.5 442.5
11 Mike Pearman   Great Britain 82.05 140.0 145.0 147.5 145.0 125.0 125.0 130.0 125.0 165.0 170.0 170.0 165.0 435.0
12 Brian Marsden   New Zealand 82.15 137.5 142.5 147.5 142.5 120.0 127.5 127.5 120.0 165.0 172.5 182.5 172.5 435.0
13 Anthony Ford   Great Britain 82.25 137.5 137.5 137.5 137.5 120.0 125.0 127.5 125.0 162.5 172.5 175.0 172.5 435.0
14 Ib Bergmann   Denmark 81.70 140.0 145.0 145.0 145.0 127.5 127.5 127.5 127.5 155.0 162.5 162.5 155.0 427.5
15 Luiz de Almeida   Brazil 81.40 140.0 140.0 147.5 140.0 115.0 120.0 120.0 120.0 165.0 175.0 175.0 165.0 425.0
16 Jože Urankar   Yugoslavia 81.55 135.0 142.5 145.0 145.0 120.0 125.0 127.5 120.0 160.0 165.0 165.0 160.0 425.0
17 Emilio Berroa   Dominican Republic 81.15 122.5 122.5 127.5 127.5 112.5 120.0 122.5 122.5 147.5 155.0 157.5 157.5 407.5
Walter Hauser   Switzerland 81.95 142.5 147.5 147.5 147.5 127.5 127.5 127.5 NVL DNF
David Berger   Israel 81.80 132.5 140.0 140.0 132.5 122.5 122.5 130.0 122.5 165.0 165.0 165.0 NVL DNF
Mike Karchut   United States 81.60 155.0 160.0 162.5 160.0 140.0 145.0 147.5 145.0 185.0 NVL DNF
Víctor Ángel Pagán   Puerto Rico 80.80 137.5 137.5 137.5 NVL
Abel López   Cuba 81.85 160.0 160.0 160.0 NVL
Boris Pavlov   Soviet Union 81.85 167.5 167.5 167.5 NVL
Valery Shary   Soviet Union 82.00 170.0 170.0 170.0 NVL

Key: OR = Olympic record; DNF = did not finish; NVL = no valid lift

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sports Reference. "Weightlifting at the 1972 München Summer Games: Men's Light-Heavyweight". Retrieved 2012-05-17.