Weightlifting at the 1928 Summer Olympics

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The weightlifting competition at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam consisted of five weight classes, all for men only. The competitions were held on Saturday, July 28, 1928, and on Sunday, July 29, 1928.

Weightlifting

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Featherweight
–60 kg
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Franz Andrysek
 Austria
Pierino Gabetti
 Italy
Hans Wölpert
 Germany
Lightweight
–67.5 kg
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Hans Haas
 Austria
none awarded Fernand Arnout
 France
Kurt Helbig
 Germany
Middleweight
–75 kg
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Roger François
 France
Carlo Galimberti
 Italy
Guus Scheffer
 Netherlands
Light heavyweight
–82.5 kg
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El Sayed Nosseir
 Egypt
Louis Hostin
 France
Jan Verheijen
 Netherlands
Heavyweight
+82.5 kg
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Josef Strassberger
 Germany
Arnold Luhaäär
 Estonia
Jaroslav Skobla
 Czechoslovakia

Participating nations[edit]

Every nation was allowed to participate with a maximum of two weightlifters in every event. Five nations entered the maximum of ten competitors.

A total of 92 weightlifters from 19 nations competed at the Amsterdam Games:

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany (GER) 2 0 1 3
2  Austria (AUT) 2 0 0 2
3  France (FRA) 1 1 1 3
4  Egypt (EGY) 1 0 0 1
5  Italy (ITA) 0 2 0 2
6  Estonia (EST) 0 1 0 1
7  Netherlands (NED) 0 0 2 2
8  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 0 0 1 1
Total 6 4 5 15

References[edit]

Coordinates: 52°20′40″N 4°51′22″E / 52.3444°N 4.8560°E / 52.3444; 4.8560