Weightlifting at the 1932 Summer Olympics

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The weightlifting events at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles consisted of five weight classes, all for men only. The competitions were held on Saturday, July 30, 1932 and on Sunday, July 31, 1932.

Weightlifting

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 kg
details
Raymond Suvigny
 France
Hans Wölpert
 Germany
Anthony Terlazzo
 United States
67.5 kg
details
René Duverger
 France
Hans Haas
 Austria
Gastone Pierini
 Italy
75 kg'
details
Rudolf Ismayr
 Germany
Carlo Galimberti
 Italy
Karl Hipfinger
 Austria
82.5 kg
details
Louis Hostin
 France
Svend Olsen
 Denmark
Henry Duey
 United States
Over 82.5 kg
details
Jaroslav Skobla
 Czechoslovakia
Václav Pšenička
 Czechoslovakia
Josef Straßberger
 Germany

Participating nations

A total of 28 weightlifters from eight nations competed at the Los Angeles Games:

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  France (FRA) 3 0 0 3
2  Germany (GER) 1 1 1 3
3  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 1 1 0 2
4  Austria (AUT) 0 1 1 2
 Italy (ITA) 0 1 1 2
6  Denmark (DEN) 0 1 0 1
7  United States (USA) 0 0 2 2
Totals (7 nations) 5 5 5 15


References

  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2006-12-20.
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