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Klas -Ove Johansson (Sweden)

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History in Color presents a photo of one of the most impressive Swedish Olympic weightlifters of the late 1960s – 1970s Folke Klas-Ove Johansson.


Ove Johansson (b.1943) competed in the super heavyweight for his native Sweden.


Johansson represented his country at two Summer Olympics – in 1968 and 1972. At his last Olympics in Munich, his bodyweight was 127.95kg and he took the 9th place.


Ove Johansson is one four Swedish members of Club 500 with his best total of 3 lifts as 552.kg (1972, rank # 37)


37 Johansson, Klas-Ove 552.5 1943 SWE 129 203 150 200 1972
58 Johansson, Bo Valdemar 542.5 1945 SWE 90 183 155 206.5 Sundyberg, SWE 1971.11.14
97 Bettembourg, Hansjorg 527.5 1944 SWE 110 196 Öjebyn, SWE 1972.02.20
207 Bruch, Ricky 505 1946 SWE 130 175 140 190 URS 1970
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