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Rigert in Montreal (1976)

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History in Color:

July 25, 1976, Montreal, Canada – David Rigert of Shakhty, Russia snatches 170kg in the 3rd attempt and sets an Olympic record in the 90kg weight class at the 1976 Summer Olympics.


In the end of that night, David Rigert won the 1976 Olympics title with 382.5kg total (170 +212.5).




 


1976 Summer Olympics
Location: Montreal, CAN
Weight Class: Middle Heavyweight  [90 kg]</p>

More Info On 1976 Summer Olympics

Rank Athlete Results (kg)
1 David RIGERT, Soviet Union 170OR+ 212.5OR = 382.5OR
2 Lee JAMES, United States 165+ 197.5 = 362.5
3 Atanas SHOPOV, Bulgaria 155+ 205 = 360
4 Gyorgy REHUS , Hungary 157.5+ 192.5 = 350
5 Peter PETZOLD, East Germany 152.5+ 192.5 = 345
6 Alberto Fernandez BLANCO, Cuba 152.5+ 192.5 = 345
7 Yvon COUSSIN, France 152.5+ 180 = 332.5
8 Gudmundur SIGURDSSON, Iceland 145+ 187.5 = 332.5
9 Garry LANGFORD , Great Britain 147.5+ 180 = 327.5
10 Jean-Pierre VAN LERBERGHE, Belgium 150+ 177.5 = 327.5
11 Brian MARSDEN , New Zealand 137.5+ 185 = 322.5
12 Rudolf HILL, Austria 140+ 180 = 320
13 Kenneth Ken PRICE, Great Britain 137.5+ 170 = 307.5
900 Nicolaos ILIADIS, Greece 155+ 0 = 0
900 Rolf LARSEN, Norway 140+ 0 = 0
900 Sergey POLTORATSKI, Soviet Union 0+ 0 = 0
900 Michel BROILLET, Switzerland 165+ 0 = 0
900 Jaakko KAILAJARVI, Finland 145+ 0 = 0
966 Philip GRIPPALDI, United States 150+ 205 = 355


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