1963 World Weightlifting Championships

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The 1963 Men's World Weightlifting Championships were held in Stockholm, Sweden from September 7 to September 13, 1963. There were 134 men in action from 32 nations.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
56 kg
 Aleksey Vakhonin
Soviet Union (URS)
345.0 kg  Hiroshi Fukuda
Japan (JPN)
340.0 kg  Shiro Ichinoseki
Japan (JPN)
330.0 kg
Featherweight
60 kg
 Yoshinobu Miyake
Japan (JPN)
375.0 kg  Isaac Berger
United States (USA)
367.5 kg  Imre Földi
Hungary (HUN)
365.0 kg
Lightweight
67.5 kg
 Marian Zieliński
Poland (POL)
417.5 kg  Waldemar Baszanowski
Poland (POL)
410.0 kg  Vladimir Kaplunov
Soviet Union (URS)
410.0 kg
Middleweight
75 kg
 Aleksandr Kurynov
Soviet Union (URS)
437.5 kg  Mihály Huszka
Hungary (HUN)
437.5 kg  Hans Zdražila
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
422.5 kg
Light heavyweight
82.5 kg
 Győző Veres
Hungary (HUN)
477.5 kg  Rudolf Plyukfelder
Soviet Union (URS)
467.5 kg  Géza Tóth
Hungary (HUN)
450.0 kg
Middle heavyweight
90 kg
 Louis Martin
Great Britain (GBR)
480.0 kg  Ireneusz Paliński
Poland (POL)
475.0 kg  Eduard Brovko
Soviet Union (URS)
470.0 kg
Heavyweight
+90 kg
 Yury Vlasov
Soviet Union (URS)
557.5 kg  Norbert Schemansky
United States (USA)
537.5 kg  Leonid Zhabotinsky
Soviet Union (URS)
527.5 kg

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 3 1 3 7
2  Poland 1 2 0 3
3  Hungary 1 1 2 4
4  Japan 1 1 1 3
5  Great Britain 1 0 0 1
6  United States 0 2 0 2
7  Czechoslovakia 0 0 1 1
Total 7 7 7 21

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