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Phil Caira

Full name: Philip Mario "Phil" Caira
Gender: Male
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: February 24, 1933 in Dunfermline, Fife, Great Britain
Died: September 2003
Affiliations: Kirkcaldy High School, Kirkcaldy (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Phil Caira had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Light-Heavyweight (875 pounds), 1st in the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Light-Heavyweight (900 pounds). In the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games light-heavyweight class he finished fifth and in the 1970 British Commonwealth Games light-heavyweight class he finished tenth. In the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games he failed to set a press result in light-heavyweight class. In all British Empire and Commonwealth Games he competed for Scotland.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight Great Britain GBR 5
1960 Summer 27 Roma Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight Great Britain GBR 15

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Final Standings 5 405.0
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Military Press 5 127.5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Military Press Lift #1 AC 122.5 o
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Military Press Lift #2 AC 127.5 o
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Military Press Lift #3 AC 132.5 x
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Snatch 4T 122.5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Snatch Lift #1 AC 112.5 o
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Snatch Lift #2 AC 117.5 o
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Snatch Lift #3 AC 122.5 o
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Clean & Jerk 5T 155.0
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 145.0 o
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 150.0 o
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 155.0 o
1960 Summer 27 Roma Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Final Standings 15 385.0
1960 Summer 27 Roma Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Military Press 7T 125.0
1960 Summer 27 Roma Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Military Press Lift #1 AC 125.0 o
1960 Summer 27 Roma Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Military Press Lift #2 AC 130.0 x
1960 Summer 27 Roma Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Military Press Lift #3 AC 130.0 x
1960 Summer 27 Roma Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Snatch 15T 115.0
1960 Summer 27 Roma Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Snatch Lift #1 AC 110.0 o
1960 Summer 27 Roma Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Snatch Lift #2 AC 115.0 o
1960 Summer 27 Roma Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Snatch Lift #3 AC 120.0 x
1960 Summer 27 Roma Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Clean & Jerk 17T 145.0
1960 Summer 27 Roma Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 140.0 o
1960 Summer 27 Roma Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 145.0 x
1960 Summer 27 Roma Weightlifting Great Britain GBR Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 145.0 o