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Richard Bachtell

Full name: Richard Earl Bachtell
Gender: Male
Born: October 27, 1906 in Cheeseville, Wisconsin, United States
Died: November 28, 1990
Country: USA United States
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Richard Bachtell was born in Wisconsin but spent much of his life in York, Pennsylvania, the American home of weightlifting for many years. Bachtell competed at the 1932 Olympics, placing sixth as a featherweight. He won US titles six times, in 1929-31, 1934-35, and 1937. Bachtell became a winemaker and beekeeper, making homemade wine and honey in his cellar in York.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Weightlifting Men's Featherweight United States USA 6

Men's Featherweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 6 252.5
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Military Press 6 70.0
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #1 AC 70.0 o
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #2 AC 75.0 x
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #3 AC 75.0 x
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 4 80.0
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 75.0 o
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 80.0 o
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 82.5 x
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 5T 102.5
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 102.5 o
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 107.5 x
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 107.5 x
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