1976 World Weightlifting Championships

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The 1976 Men's World Weightlifting Championships were held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from July 18 to July 27, 1976. There were 173 men in action from 46 nations.

This tournament was a part of 1976 Summer Olympics but counted as World Weightlifting Championships too. Only total medals counted for Olympic Games while Snatch and Clean & Jerk medals counts for World Weightlifting Championships.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
52 kg
Snatch György Kőszegi
 Hungary
107.5 kg Masamoto Takeuchi
 Japan
105.0 kg Aleksandr Voronin
 Soviet Union
105.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Aleksandr Voronin
 Soviet Union
137.5 kg Mohammad Nassiri
 Iran
135.0 kg György Kőszegi
 Hungary
130.0 kg
Total Aleksandr Voronin
 Soviet Union
242.5 kg György Kőszegi
 Hungary
237.5 kg Mohammad Nassiri
 Iran
235.0 kg
56 kg
Snatch Norair Nurikyan
 Bulgaria
117.5 kg Grzegorz Cziura
 Poland
115.0 kg Leszek Skorupa
 Poland
112.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Norair Nurikyan
 Bulgaria
145.0 kg Kenkichi Ando
 Japan
142.5 kg Imre Földi
 Hungary
140.0 kg
Total Norair Nurikyan
 Bulgaria
262.5 kg
WR
Grzegorz Cziura
 Poland
252.5 kg Kenkichi Ando
 Japan
250.0 kg
60 kg
Snatch Nikolay Kolesnikov
 Soviet Union
125.0 kg Kazumasa Hirai
 Japan
125.0 kg Georgi Todorov
 Bulgaria
122.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Nikolay Kolesnikov
 Soviet Union
160.0 kg Georgi Todorov
 Bulgaria
157.5 kg Takashi Saito
 Japan
152.5 kg
Total Nikolay Kolesnikov
 Soviet Union
285.0 kg Georgi Todorov
 Bulgaria
280.0 kg Kazumasa Hirai
 Japan
275.0 kg
67.5 kg
Snatch Petro Korol
 Soviet Union
135.0 kg Daniel Senet
 France
135.0 kg Kazimierz Czarnecki
 Poland
130.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Petro Korol
 Soviet Union
170.0 kg Günter Ambraß
 East Germany
170.0 kg Yatsuo Shimaya
 Japan
165.0 kg
Total Petro Korol
 Soviet Union
305.0 kg Daniel Senet
 France
300.0 kg Kazimierz Czarnecki
 Poland
295.0 kg
75 kg
Snatch Yordan Mitkov
 Bulgaria
145.0 kg Peter Wenzel
 East Germany
145.0 kg Vardan Militosyan
 Soviet Union
145.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Yordan Mitkov
 Bulgaria
190.0 kg Vardan Militosyan
 Soviet Union
185.0 kg Peter Wenzel
 East Germany
182.5 kg
Total Yordan Mitkov
 Bulgaria
335.0 kg Vardan Militosyan
 Soviet Union
330.0 kg Peter Wenzel
 East Germany
327.5 kg
82.5 kg
Snatch Valery Shary
 Soviet Union
162.5 kg Trendafil Stoychev
 Bulgaria
162.5 kg Péter Baczakó
 Hungary
157.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Rolf Milser
 West Germany
205.0 kg Valery Shary
 Soviet Union
202.5 kg Trendafil Stoychev
 Bulgaria
197.5 kg
Total Valery Shary
 Soviet Union
365.0 kg Trendafil Stoychev
 Bulgaria
360.0 kg Péter Baczakó
 Hungary
345.0 kg
90 kg
Snatch David Rigert
 Soviet Union
170.0 kg Lee James
 United States
165.0 kg Michel Broillet
 Switzerland
165.0 kg
Clean & Jerk David Rigert
 Soviet Union
212.5 kg Atanas Shopov
 Bulgaria
205.0 kg Lee James
 United States
197.5 kg
Total David Rigert
 Soviet Union
382.5 kg Lee James
 United States
362.5 kg Atanas Shopov
 Bulgaria
360.0 kg
110 kg
Snatch Krastyu Semerdzhiev
 Bulgaria
170.0 kg Tadeusz Rutkowski
 Poland
167.5 kg Russ Prior
 Canada
167.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Yury Zaitsev
 Soviet Union
220.0 kg Pierre Gourrier
 France
215.0 kg Krastyu Semerdzhiev
 Bulgaria
215.0 kg
Total Yury Zaitsev
 Soviet Union
385.0 kg Krastyu Semerdzhiev
 Bulgaria
385.0 kg Tadeusz Rutkowski
 Poland
377.5 kg
+110 kg
Snatch Vasily Alekseyev
 Soviet Union
185.0 kg Bruce Wilhelm
 United States
172.5 kg Gerd Bonk
 East Germany
170.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Vasily Alekseyev
 Soviet Union
255.0 kg
WR
Gerd Bonk
 East Germany
235.0 kg Ján Nagy
 Czechoslovakia
227.5 kg
Total Vasily Alekseyev
 Soviet Union
440.0 kg Gerd Bonk
 East Germany
405.0 kg Helmut Losch
 East Germany
387.5 kg

Medal table[edit]

Ranking by Big (Total result) medals

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 7 1 0 8
2  Bulgaria 2 3 1 6
3  East Germany 0 1 2 3
 Poland 0 1 2 3
5  Hungary 0 1 1 2
6  France 0 1 0 1
 United States 0 1 0 1
8  Japan 0 0 2 2
9  Iran 0 0 1 1
Total 9 9 9 27

Ranking by all medals: Big (Total result) and Small (Snatch and Clean & Jerk)

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 18 3 2 23
2  Bulgaria 7 6 4 17
3  Hungary 1 1 4 6
4  West Germany 1 0 0 1
5  East Germany 0 4 4 8
6  Japan 0 3 4 7
 Poland 0 3 4 7
8  United States 0 3 1 4
9  France 0 3 0 3
10  Iran 0 1 1 2
11  Canada 0 0 1 1
 Czechoslovakia 0 0 1 1
  Switzerland 0 0 1 1
Total 27 27 27 81

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