1950 World Weightlifting Championships

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The 1950 Men's World Weightlifting Championships were held in Paris, France from October 13 to October 15, 1950. There were 56 men in action from 17 nations.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
56 kg
Mahmoud Namjoo
 Iran
310.0 kg Rafael Chimishkyan
 Soviet Union
305.0 kg Kamal Mahgoub
 Egypt
297.5 kg
Featherweight
60 kg
Mahmoud Fayad
 Egypt
327.5 kg Yevgeny Lopatin
 Soviet Union
317.5 kg Julian Creus
 Great Britain
305.0 kg
Lightweight
67.5 kg
Joe Pitman
 United States
352.5 kg Attia Hamouda
 Egypt
350.0 kg Vladimir Svetilko
 Soviet Union
347.5 kg
Middleweight
75 kg
Khadr El-Touni
 Egypt
400.0 kg Pete George
 United States
390.0 kg Vladimir Pushkarev
 Soviet Union
385.0 kg
Light heavyweight
82.5 kg
Stanley Stanczyk
 United States
420.0 kg Arkady Vorobyov
 Soviet Union
420.0 kg Arabi Awadi
 Egypt
382.5 kg
Heavyweight
+82.5 kg
John Davis
 United States
462.5 kg Yakov Kutsenko
 Soviet Union
422.5 kg Melvin Barnett
 Great Britain
400.0 kg

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 3 1 0 4
2  Egypt 2 1 2 5
3  Iran 1 0 0 1
4  Soviet Union 0 4 2 6
5  Great Britain 0 0 2 2
Total 6 6 6 18

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