chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Best Featherweights in the World (Paris, 1946)

History in Color:

October 18, 1946, Paris, France – The strongest featherweights in the world at the medal ceremony in the 60kg weight class at the 1946 World Championships in Paris (left to right):

Moisey Kasyanik (USSR, bronze medal, 310kg), Arvid Andersson (Sweden, gold medal, 320kg),  Mahmoud Fayad (Egypt, silver medal, 317.5kg)

The 1946 World Championships in Paris was the first after the end of the World War 2. Arvid Anderson of Sweden won the first post-war title with a world record in total (320kg) and Mahmoud Fayad of Egypt set a new world record in the clean-and-jerk (130kg).

World Championships1946 World Championship
Location: Paris, FRA
Weight Class: Featherweight  [60 kg]</p>

More Info On 1946 World Championship

Rank Athlete Results (kg)
1 Olof Arvid ANDERSSON,  Sweden 90+100+130 = 320WR
2 Mahmoud FAYAD,  Egypt 85+102.5+130WR = 317.5
3 Moisey KASYANIK,  Soviet Union 95+95+120 = 310
4 Ibrahim Hassan SHAMS,  Egypt 80+100+125 = 305
5 Johan RUNGE,  Denmark 90+90+115 = 295
6 Emerick Kotaro ISHIKAWA,  United States 90+90+115 = 295

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