1951 World Weightlifting Championships

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The 1951 Men's World Weightlifting Championships were held in Palazzo del Ghiaccio, Milan, Italy from October 26 to October 28, 1951. There were 62 men in action from 14 nations.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
56 kg
Mahmoud Namjoo
 Iran
317.5 kg Ali Mirzaei
 Iran
305.0 kg Kamal Mahgoub
 Egypt
292.5 kg
Featherweight
60 kg
Said Khalifa Gouda
 Egypt
310.0 kg Johan Runge
 Denmark
310.0 kg Julian Creus
 Great Britain
302.5 kg
Lightweight
67.5 kg
Ibrahim Shams
 Egypt
342.5 kg Joe Pitman
 United States
337.5 kg Hassan Ferdos
 Iran
327.5 kg
Middleweight
75 kg
Pete George
 United States
395.0 kg Dave Sheppard
 United States
395.0 kg Khadr El-Touni
 Egypt
387.5 kg
Light heavyweight
82.5 kg
Stanley Stanczyk
 United States
402.5 kg Jean Debuf
 France
392.5 kg Hassan Rahnavardi
 Iran
387.5 kg
Middle heavyweight
90 kg
Norbert Schemansky
 United States
427.5 kg Mohamed Ibrahim Saleh
 Egypt
395.0 kg Firouz Pojhan
 Iran
370.0 kg
Heavyweight
+90 kg
John Davis
 United States
432.5 kg James Bradford
 United States
427.5 kg Mohamed Geisa
 Egypt
407.5 kg

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 4 3 0 7
2  Egypt 2 1 3 6
3  Iran 1 1 3 5
4  Denmark 0 1 0 1
 France 0 1 0 1
6  Great Britain 0 0 1 1
Total 7 7 7 21

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