Weightlifting at the 1932 Summer Olympics

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The weightlifting events at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles consisted of five weight classes. The competitions were held on Saturday, 30 July 1932 and on Sunday, 31 July 1932. [1]

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Weightlifting pictogram.svg

Medal summary

GamesGoldSilverBronze
60 kg
details
Raymond Suvigny
Flag of France.svg  France
Hans Wölpert
Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Germany
Anthony Terlazzo
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
67.5 kg
details
René Duverger
Flag of France.svg  France
Hans Haas
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
Gastone Pierini
Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg  Italy
75 kg'
details
Rudolf Ismayr
Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Germany
Carlo Galimberti
Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg  Italy
Karl Hipfinger
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
82.5 kg
details
Louis Hostin
Flag of France.svg  France
Svend Olsen
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
Henry Duey
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Over 82.5 kg
details
Jaroslav Skobla
Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Czechoslovakia
Václav Pšenička
Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Czechoslovakia
Josef Straßberger
Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Germany

Participating nations

A total of 29 weightlifters from eight nations competed at the Los Angeles Games:

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)3003
2Flag of Germany (3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Germany  (GER)1113
3Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Czechoslovakia  (TCH)1102
4Flag of Austria.svg  Austria  (AUT)0112
Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg  Italy  (ITA)0112
6Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)0101
7US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)0022
Totals (7 nations)55515

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References

  1. "Weightlifting at the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 20 December 2019.

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