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
Bantamweight
–56 kg
 Charles Vinci
United States (USA)
 Yoshinobu Miyake
Japan (JPN)
 Esmaeil Elmkhah
Iran (IRI)
Featherweight
56–60 kg
 Yevgeni Minaev
Soviet Union (URS)
 Isaac Berger
United States (USA)
 Sebastiano Mannironi
Italy (ITA)
Lightweight
60–67.5 kg
 Viktor Bushuev
Soviet Union (URS)
 Tan Howe Liang
Singapore (SIN)
 Abdul Wahid Aziz
Iraq (IRQ)
Middleweight
67.5–75 kg
 Aleksandr Kurynov
Soviet Union (URS)
 Tommy Kono
United States (USA)
 Győző Veres
Hungary (HUN)
Light-heavyweight
75–82.5 kg
 Ireneusz Paliński
Poland (POL)
 Jim George
United States (USA)
 Jan Bochenek
Poland (POL)
Middle-heavyweight
82.5–90 kg
 Arkadi Vorobyev
Soviet Union (URS)
 Trofim Lomakin
Soviet Union (URS)
 Louis Martin
Great Britain (GBR)
Heavyweight
+90 kg
 Yury Vlasov
Soviet Union (URS)
 James Bradford
United States (USA)
 Norbert Schemansky
United States (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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