Weightlifting at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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The weightlifting competition at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome consisted of seven weight classes, all for men only.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
56 kg
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Charles Vinci
 United States
Yoshinobu Miyake
 Japan
Esmaeil Elmkhah
 Iran
60 kg
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Yevgeny Minayev
 Soviet Union
Isaac Berger
 United States
Sebastiano Mannironi
 Italy
67.5 kg
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Viktor Bushuev
 Soviet Union
Tan Howe Liang
 Singapore
Abdul Wahid Aziz
 Iraq
75 kg
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Aleksandr Kurynov
 Soviet Union
Tommy Kono
 United States
Győző Veres
 Hungary
82.5 kg
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Ireneusz Paliński
 Poland
Jim George
 United States
Jan Bochenek
 Poland
90 kg
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Arkadi Vorobyev
 Soviet Union
Trofim Lomakin
 Soviet Union
Louis Martin
 Great Britain
+90 kg
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Yury Vlasov
 Soviet Union
James Bradford
 United States
Norbert Schemansky
 United States

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 5 1 0 6
2  United States (USA) 1 4 1 6
3  Poland (POL) 1 0 1 2
4  Japan (JPN) 0 1 0 1
 Singapore (SIN) 0 1 0 1
6  Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 1 1
 Hungary (HUN) 0 0 1 1
 Iran (IRI) 0 0 1 1
 Iraq (IRQ) 0 0 1 1
 Italy (ITA) 0 0 1 1
Total 7 7 7 21

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