Weightlifting at the 1976 Summer Paralympics

Weightlifting at the 1976 Summer Paralympics consisted of six events for men.[1]

Weightlifting
at the V Paralympic Games
Weightlifting pictogram.svg
Paralympic Weightlifting
Competitors43 from 16 nations
1972
1980

Participating nationsEdit

There were 43 male competitors representing 16 nations.[2]

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

There were 18 medal winners representing nine nations.[3]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)2013
2  Israel (ISR)2002
3  Sweden (SWE)1102
4  Australia (AUS)1012
5  France (FRA)0404
6  Great Britain (GBR)0101
7  New Zealand (NZL)0022
8  Finland (FIN)0011
  Guatemala (GUA)0011
Totals (9 entries)66618

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's light featherweight
details
Shmuel Chaim Ovitch
  Israel
Jean-Michel Barberane
  France
Terry Mason
  Australia
Men's featherweight
details
Benny Nilsson
  Sweden
Joseph Ponnier
  France
Jose Rolando
  Guatemala
Men's lightweight
details
Edward Coyle
  United States
Alex Eguers
  France
Reuben Ngata
  New Zealand
Men's middleweight
details
Vic Renalson
  Australia
Aoudmond
  France
Richard Taurer
  United States
Men's light heavyweight
details
Abraham Strauch
  Israel
R. Rowe
  Great Britain
Fred Creba
  New Zealand
Men's heavyweight
details
Jon Brown
  United States
Bengt Lindberg
  Sweden
Aimo Sohlmann
  Finland

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Toronto 1976 – Weightlifting". Paralympic.org. International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 2020-01-20.
  2. ^ "Toronto 1976 – Weightlifting – Participants". Paralympic.org. International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 2020-01-20.
  3. ^ "Toronto 1976 – Weightlifting – Medal Standings". Paralympic.org. International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 2020-01-20.