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Icelandic Lyftingar: Gudmundur Sigurdsson

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History in Color:

July 25, 1976, Montreal, Canada – 29-year old Gudmundur Sigurdsson of Iceland competes in the 90kg class at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. He won the 8th place with 332.5kg (145+187.5).


Lyftingar is weightlifting in Icelandic and Gudmundur Sigurdsson was one of the finest to represent Iceland on the international arena.


Sigurdsson is a 2x Olympian.


He won the 13th place in Munich in 1972 and the 8th place in 1976. Both times he lifted in the mid heavyweight class.


Gudmundur Sigurdsson competed 4x at the European Championships (1972, 1974, 1976 and 1980) and at the the World Championships in 1974 and 1979.

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