Weightlifting at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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The weightlifting competition at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome consisted of seven weight classes, all for men only.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
56 kg
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 Charles Vinci (USA)  Yoshinobu Miyake (JPN)  Esmaeil Elmkhah (IRI)
60 kg
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 Yevgeni Minaev (URS)  Isaac Berger (USA)  Sebastiano Mannironi (ITA)
67.5 kg
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 Viktor Bushuev (URS)  Tan Howe Liang (SIN)  Abdul Wahid Aziz (IRQ)
75 kg
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 Aleksandr Kurynov (URS)  Tommy Kono (USA)  Győző Veres (HUN)
82.5 kg
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 Ireneusz Paliński (POL)  Jim George (USA)  Jan Bochenek (POL)
90 kg
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 Arkadi Vorobyev (URS)  Trofim Lomakin (URS)  Louis Martin (GBR)
+90 kg
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 Yury Vlasov (URS)  James Bradford (USA)  Norbert Schemansky (USA)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 5 1 0 6
2  United States (USA) 1 4 1 6
3  Poland (POL) 1 0 1 2
4  Japan (JPN) 0 1 0 1
 Singapore (SIN) 0 1 0 1
6  Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 1 1
 Hungary (HUN) 0 0 1 1
 Iran (IRI) 0 0 1 1
 Iraq (IRQ) 0 0 1 1
 Italy (ITA) 0 0 1 1
Total 7 7 7 21

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