1958 World Weightlifting Championships

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The 1958 Men's World Weightlifting Championships were held in Stockholm, Sweden from September 16 to September 21, 1958. There were 96 men in action from 27 nations.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
56 kg
Vladimir Stogov
 Soviet Union
342.5 kg Charles Vinci
 United States
327.5 kg Ali Safa-Sonboli
 Iran
312.5 kg
Featherweight
60 kg
Isaac Berger
 United States
372.5 kg Yevgeny Minayev
 Soviet Union
362.5 kg Sebastiano Mannironi
 Italy
342.5 kg
Lightweight
67.5 kg
Viktor Bushuev
 Soviet Union
390.0 kg Luciano De Genova
 Italy
362.5 kg Henrik Tamraz
 Iran
357.5 kg
Middleweight
75 kg
Tommy Kono
 United States
430.0 kg Fyodor Bogdanovsky
 Soviet Union
422.5 kg Marcel Paterni
 France
395.0 kg
Light heavyweight
82.5 kg
Trofim Lomakin
 Soviet Union
440.0 kg Jim George
 United States
435.0 kg Ireneusz Paliński
 Poland
432.5 kg
Middle heavyweight
90 kg
Arkady Vorobyov
 Soviet Union
465.0 kg Dave Sheppard
 United States
450.0 kg Ivan Veselinov
 Bulgaria
422.5 kg
Heavyweight
+90 kg
Aleksey Medvedev
 Soviet Union
485.0 kg Dave Ashman
 United States
457.5 kg Firouz Pojhan
 Iran
455.0 kg

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 5 2 0 7
2  United States 2 4 0 6
3  Italy 0 1 1 2
4  Iran 0 0 3 3
5  Bulgaria 0 0 1 1
 France 0 0 1 1
 Poland 0 0 1 1
Total 7 7 7 21

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