September 26, 1969, Warsaw, Poland – 24-year old Swedish middle heavyweight Bo Johansson wins silver medal at the 1969 World Championships in Warsaw.
Bo Johansson (b. 1945) was one of the best Swedish weightlifters of the 20th century.
He competed for his country at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and finished 4th with 492.5kg (165+145+182.5) total.
At the World Championships, Johansson won silver (1969) and bronze (1971) medals. He also won 3 silver and one bronze European medals.
Bo Johansson set 5 world records and proudly represents Sweden in the Club 500 with the 542.5kg total reached in the 90kg class in November 1971.