1954 World Weightlifting Championships

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The 1954 Men's World Weightlifting Championships were held in Vienna, Austria from October 7 to October 10, 1954. There were 100 men in action from 23 nations.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
56 kg
Bakir Farkhutdinov
 Soviet Union
315.0 kg Mahmoud Namjoo
 Iran
307.5 kg Ali Mirzaei
 Iran
302.5 kg
Featherweight
60 kg
Rafael Chimishkyan
 Soviet Union
350.0 kg Ivan Udodov
 Soviet Union
350.0 kg Nil Tun Maung
 Burma
330.0 kg
Lightweight
67.5 kg
Dmitry Ivanov
 Soviet Union
367.5 kg Said Khalifa Gouda
 Egypt
355.0 kg Josef Tauchner
 Austria
352.5 kg
Middleweight
75 kg
Pete George
 United States
405.0 kg Fyodor Bogdanovsky
 Soviet Union
402.5 kg Stanley Stanczyk
 United States
390.0 kg
Light heavyweight
82.5 kg
Tommy Kono
 United States
435.0 kg Trofim Lomakin
 Soviet Union
427.5 kg Jean Debuf
 France
405.0 kg
Middle heavyweight
90 kg
Arkady Vorobyov
 Soviet Union
460.0 kg Dave Sheppard
 United States
440.0 kg Clyde Emrich
 United States
427.5 kg
Heavyweight
+90 kg
Norbert Schemansky
 United States
487.5 kg James Bradford
 United States
462.5 kg Franz Hölbl
 Austria
425.0 kg

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Soviet Union4307
2 United States3227
3 Iran0112
4 Egypt0101
5 Austria0022
6 Burma0011
 France0011
Totals (7 nations)77721

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