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Weightlifting at the 1976 Summer Olympics

The weightlifting competition at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal consisted of nine weight classes, all for men only. The clean and press was dropped from the included lifts after the 1972 games in Munich, due to disagreement over proper form.

at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
Weightlifting pictogram.svg
Venue St. Michel Arena
Dates 18–27 July 1976
Competitors 173 from 46 nations
← 1972
1980 →

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

1  Soviet Union (URS)7108
2  Bulgaria (BUL)2316
3  East Germany (GDR)0123
  Poland (POL)0123
5  Hungary (HUN)0112
6  France (FRA)0101
  United States (USA)0101
8  Japan (JPN)0022
9  Iran (IRI)0011
Totals (9 nations)99927


  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2006-12-21.