1963 World Weightlifting Championships

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The 1963 Men's World Weightlifting Championships were held in Stockholm, Sweden from September 7 to September 13, 1963. There were 134 men in action from 32 nations.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
56 kg
Aleksey Vakhonin
 Soviet Union
345.0 kg Hiroshi Fukuda
 Japan
340.0 kg Shiro Ichinoseki
 Japan
330.0 kg
Featherweight
60 kg
Yoshinobu Miyake
 Japan
375.0 kg Isaac Berger
 United States
367.5 kg Imre Földi
 Hungary
365.0 kg
Lightweight
67.5 kg
Marian Zieliński
 Poland
417.5 kg Waldemar Baszanowski
 Poland
410.0 kg Vladimir Kaplunov
 Soviet Union
410.0 kg
Middleweight
75 kg
Aleksandr Kurynov
 Soviet Union
437.5 kg Mihály Huszka
 Hungary
437.5 kg Hans Zdražila
 Czechoslovakia
422.5 kg
Light heavyweight
82.5 kg
Győző Veres
 Hungary
477.5 kg Rudolf Plyukfelder
 Soviet Union
467.5 kg Géza Tóth
 Hungary
450.0 kg
Middle heavyweight
90 kg
Louis Martin
 Great Britain
480.0 kg Ireneusz Paliński
 Poland
475.0 kg Eduard Brovko
 Soviet Union
470.0 kg
Heavyweight
+90 kg
Yury Vlasov
 Soviet Union
557.5 kg Norbert Schemansky
 United States
537.5 kg Leonid Zhabotinsky
 Soviet Union
527.5 kg

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 3 1 3 7
2  Poland 1 2 0 3
3  Hungary 1 1 2 4
4  Japan 1 1 1 3
5  Great Britain 1 0 0 1
6  United States 0 2 0 2
7  Czechoslovakia 0 0 1 1
Total 7 7 7 21

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