Weightlifting at the 1964 Summer Olympics

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Weightlifting at the 1964 Summer Olympics on a stamp of Japan

The weightlifting competition at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo consisted of seven weight classes, all for men only.

It also counted as 1964 World Weightlifting Championships.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
(56 kg)
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Aleksey Vakhonin
 Soviet Union
357.5 kg Imre Földi
 Hungary
355.0 kg Shiro Ichinoseki
 Japan
347.5 kg
Featherweight
(60 kg)
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Yoshinobu Miyake
 Japan
397.5 kg Isaac Berger
 United States
382.5 kg Mieczysław Nowak
 Poland
377.5 kg
Lightweight
(67.5 kg)
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Waldemar Baszanowski
 Poland
432.5 kg Vladimir Kaplunov
 Soviet Union
432.5 kg Marian Zieliński
 Poland
420.0 kg
Middleweight
(75 kg)
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Hans Zdražila
 Czechoslovakia
445.0 kg Viktor Kurentsov
 Soviet Union
440.0 kg Masushi Ouchi
 Japan
437.5 kg
Light heavyweight
(82.5 kg)
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Rudolf Plyukfelder
 Soviet Union
475.0 kg Géza Tóth
 Hungary
467.5 kg Győző Veres
 Hungary
467.5 kg
Middle heavyweight
(90 kg)
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Vladimir Golovanov
 Soviet Union
487.5 kg Louis Martin
 Great Britain
475.0 kg Ireneusz Paliński
 Poland
467.5 kg
Heavyweight
(+90 kg)
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Leonid Zhabotinsky
 Soviet Union
572.5 kg Yury Vlasov
 Soviet Union
570.0 kg Norbert Schemansky
 United States
537.5 kg

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 4 3 0 7
2  Poland (POL) 1 0 3 4
3  Japan (JPN) 1 0 2 3
4  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 1 0 0 1
5  Hungary (HUN) 0 2 1 3
6  United States (USA) 0 1 1 2
7  Great Britain (GBR) 0 1 0 1
Total 7 7 7 21

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Coordinates: 35°39′51″N 139°41′52″E / 35.6643°N 139.6978°E / 35.6643; 139.6978