Weightlifting at the 1928 Summer Olympics

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The weightlifting competition at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam consisted of five weight classes, all for men only. The competitions were held on Saturday, July 28, 1928 and on Sunday, July 29, 1928.

Weightlifting

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Featherweight
–60 kg details
 Franz Andrysek
Austria (AUT)
 Pierino Gabetti
Italy (ITA)
 Hans Wölpert
Germany (GER)
Lightweight
–67.5 kg
details
 Hans Haas
Austria (AUT)
none  Fernand Arnout
France (FRA)
 Kurt Helbig
Germany (GER)
Middleweight
–75 kg details
 Roger François
France (FRA)
 Carlo Galimberti
Italy (ITA)
 Guus Scheffer
Netherlands (NED)
Light heavyweight
–82.5 kg details
 El Sayed Nosseir
Egypt (EGY)
 Louis Hostin
France (FRA)
 Jan Verheijen
Netherlands (NED)
Heavyweight
+82.5 kg details
 Josef Strassberger
Germany (GER)
 Arnold Luhaäär
Estonia (EST)
 Jaroslav Skobla
Czechoslovakia (TCH)

Participating nations[edit]

Every nation was allowed to participate with a maximum of two weightlifters in every event. Five nations entered the maximum of ten competitors.

A total of 92 weightlifters from 19 nations competed at the Amsterdam Games:

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany (GER) 2 0 1 3
2  Austria (AUT) 2 0 0 2
3  France (FRA) 1 1 1 3
4  Egypt (EGY) 1 0 0 1
5  Italy (ITA) 0 2 0 2
6  Estonia (EST) 0 1 0 1
7  Netherlands (NED) 0 0 2 2
8  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 0 0 1 1
Total 6 4 5 15

References[edit]

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