Weightlifting at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's 67.5 kg

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Men's lightweight weightlifting
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
Date July 28
Competitors 16 from 11 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Hans Haas  Austria
1st, gold medalist(s) Kurt Helbig  Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Fernand Arnout  France
← 1924
1932 →
Weightlifting at the
1928 Summer Olympics
Weightlifting pictogram.svg
−60 kg men
−67.5 kg men
−75 kg men
−82.5 kg men
+82.5 kg men

The men's lightweight event was part of the weightlifting programme at the 1928 Summer Olympics. The weight class was the second-lightest contested, and allowed weightlifters of up to 67.5 kilograms (148.8 pounds). The competition was held on Saturday, July 28, 1928.

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in kilograms) prior to the 1928 Summer Olympics.

World Record Press 100 Germany Hans Wölpert Munich (GER) 1926
Snatch 105 Germany Kurt Helbig Koblenz (GER) 1928
Clean & Jerk 135 Austria Hans Haas Vienna (AUT) 1928
Total 330 Germany Kurt Helbig Koblenz (GER) 1928
Olympic Record Press 85 Estonia Eduard Vanaaseme Paris (FRA) July 22, 1924
Snatch 90 Czechoslovakia Bohumil Durdis Paris (FRA) July 22, 1924
Clean & Jerk 115 France Edmond Decottignies Paris (FRA) July 22, 1924
Total 277.5(*) France Edmond Decottignies Paris (FRA) July 22, 1924

(*) Originally a five lift competition.

All four Olympic records were improved in this competition. Hans Haas and Kurt Helbig equalized the standing world record in clean and jerk.

Results[edit]

All figures in kilograms.

Place Weightlifter Press Snatch Clean & jerk Total
1. 2. 3. 1. 2. 3. 1. 2. 3.
1  Hans Haas (AUT) 77.5 82.5 85 97.5 102.5 X (105) 130 135 X (137.5) 322.5
 Kurt Helbig (GER) 85 90 X (92.5) 90 95 97.5 125 130 135 322.5
3  Fernand Arnout (FRA) 80 X (85) 85 90 X (95) 97.5 115 120 X (125) 302.5
4  Albert Aeschmann (SUI) 80 85 87.5 90 X (95) X (95) 115 120 X (125) 297.5
5  Willi Reinfrank (GER) X (85) 85 90 90 X (95) X (95) 120 X (125) X (125) 295
6  Jules Meese (FRA) 85 90 X (92.5) 82.5 X (87.5) 87.5 110 X (115) 115 292.5
7  Anton Hangel (AUT) X (77.5) X (77.5) 77.5 X (90) 90 X (97.5) 120 X (130) X (130) 287.5
8  Gastone Pierini (ITA) 85 90 X (92.5) X (82.5) X (82.5) 82.5 105 X (110) 110 282.5
9  Joseph Jaquenoud (SUI) 75 80 X (82.5) X (82.5) 82.5 X (87.5) 100 107.5 112.5 262.5
10  Cor Tabak (NED) 72.5 X (77.5) 77.5 77.5 82.5 X (85) 110 115 X (117.5) 270
11  Josef Matějček (TCH) 75 80 82.5 72.5 77.5 X (80) 100 X (107.5) 107.5 265
12  V. Van Hamme (BEL) 77.5 - - 75 X (80) 80 105 X (107.5) - 262.5
13  Menotti Pozzacchio (LUX) 70 75 X (77.5) 75 80 X (82.5) X (105) 105 X (110) 260
14  Gerrit Roos (NED) 75 X (80) X (80) X (75) 75 X (80) 105 X (110) X (110) 255
15  Helge Sjögren (SWE) 65 70 X (75) 77.5 X (82.5) X (82.5) X (105) X (105) 105 252.5
16  Henry Nissen (DEN) 65 70 X (75) 70 75 X (80) 95 X (100) 105 245

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