Weightlifting at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Men's 82.5 kg

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Men's light heavyweight weightlifting
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
Venue Olympisch Stadion
Date August 31
Competitors 11 from 9 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Ernest Cadine  France
2nd, silver medalist(s) Fritz Hünenberger  Switzerland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Erik Pettersson  Sweden
1924 →

The men's light heavyweight was a weightlifting event held as part of the Weightlifting at the 1920 Summer Olympics programme. 1920 was the first time weightlifting was divided into weight categories. Light heavyweight was the second heaviest category, including weightlifters weighing up to 82.5 kilograms.

A total of 11 weightlifters from 9 nations competed in the event, which was held on August 31, 1920.

Results[edit]

Place Weightlifter 1 2 3 Total
Gold  Ernest Cadine (FRA) 70.0 90.0 135.0 295.0
Silver  Fridriech Hünenberger (SUI) 75.0 90.0 112.5 275.0
Bronze  Erik Pettersson (SWE) 62.5 92.5 112.5 267.5
4  Erik Carlsson (SWE) 67.5 75.0 120.0 262.5
5  Maurice Devène (FRA) 65.0 70.0 115.0 250.0
6  Gino Mattiello (ITA) 60.0 70.0 105.0 235.0
7  Jan Welter (NED) 65.0 70.0 95.0 230.0
8  Jaroslav Dvořák (TCH) 55.0 65.0 107.5 227.5
 Lionel van den Roye (BEL) 57.5 65.0 105.0 227.5
10  Søren Petersen (DEN) 55.0 57.5 105.0 217.5
 Rudolf Ekström (FIN) 70.0 DNF

References[edit]

  • Belgium Olympic Committee (1957). Olympic Games Antwerp 1920: Official Report (in French). 
  • Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Retrieved 7 May 2008.