Munich, Sepember 2, 1972 – U.S. light heavyweight Michael Karchut competes at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany.
Mike Karchut (b. 1944) was one of the most solid and classy American weightlifters of the 1970s.
He was a 2x U.S. Olympians (1972 and 1980), champion of the 1971 Pan American Games.
He represented U.S.A. at several World Championships and won 8 Senior U.S. National Championships (1969-1973, 1975, 1978, 1980) .