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1952 Olympics: Lightweight Champions in Helsinki


June 27, 2019 – Happy Birthday to legendary Olympic weightlifters Tommy Kono (USA, 1930-2016) and Verne Barberis (Australia, 1928-2005)!


History in Color:

July 26, 1952, Helsinki, Finland – Olympic medal winners in the 67.5kg weight class of the weightlifting tournament at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki (left to right):


Yevgeny Lopatin (USSR, silver medal, 350kg), Tommy Kono (USA, gold medal, 362.5kg), Verne Barberis (Australia, bronze medal, 350kg)


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Summer Olympics1952 Summer Olympics
Location: Helsinki, FIN
Weight Class: Lightweight  [67.5 kg]</p>

More Info On 1952 Summer Olympics

Rank Athlete Results (kg)
1 Tommy Tamio KONO, United States 105 + 117.5WR+ 140 = 362.5OR
2 Eugene LOPATIN, Soviet Union 100 + 107.5+ 142.5 = 350
3 Verne BARBERIS, Australia 105 + 105+ 140 = 350
4 Chang-Hi KIM, South Korea 100 + 105+ 140 = 345
5 Hassan FERDOWS, Iran 102.5 + 107.5+ 135 = 345
6 Khadr Sayed EL TOUNI, Egypt 105 + 107.5+ 130 = 342.5
7 Johan RUNGE, Denmark 105 + 97.5+ 127.5 = 330
8 Thio Ging HWIE, Indonesia 105 + 92.5+ 130 = 327.5
9 Ermanno PIGNATTI, Italy 92.5 + 105+ 127.5 = 325
10 Alfonso CANTI, Italy 97.5 + 100+ 122.5 = 320
11 Robert BELZA, Czechoslovakia 92.5 + 97.5+ 130 = 320
12 Olof Arvid ANDERSSON, Sweden 92.5 + 102.5+ 122.5 = 317.5
13 Barry ENGELBRECHT , South Africa 95 + 97.5+ 122.5 = 315
14 Kyaw Yin NIL, Burma 87.5 + 97.5+ 125 = 310
15 Tauno Johannes SUONIEMI, Finland 95 + 95+ 120 = 310
16 Antonio HOFFMAN REYES, Puerto Rico 97.5 + 92.5+ 117.5 = 307.5
17 Josef TAUCHNER, Austria 90 + 92.5+ 125 = 307.5
18 Yorrie EVANS, Great Britain 87.5 + 95+ 125 = 307.5
19 Bjorn HEYN, Norway 95 + 90+ 115 = 300
20 Roger RUBINI , Switzerland 80 + 92.5+ 122.5 = 295
21 Edward Konrad SCIGALA, Poland 80 + 90+ 120 = 290
22 Anton LEUTHE, Germany 90 + 100+ 0 = 0
23 James HALLIDAY, Great Britain 92.5 + 112.5+ 0 = 0
24 Thong Saw PAK, Singapore 95 + 0+ 0 = 0


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