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Jim George

Full name: James D. "Jim" George
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 81-83 kg
Born: June 1, 1935 in Akron, Ohio, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Weightlifting

Related Olympians: Brother of Pete George.

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Although not as well-known as his older brother, Pete, Ohio State's Jim George was a very accomplished lifter in his own right. He was a four-time AAU champion in the light-heavyweight class and won that division at the 1959 Pan American Games. He never won a world title, but had two second- and two third-place finishes at the World Championships.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight United States USA 3 Bronze
1960 Summer 25 Roma Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 3 417.5
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Military Press 7T 120.0
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #1 AC 120.0 o
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #2 AC 125.0 x
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #3 AC 125.0 x
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 2T 130.0
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 125.0 o
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 130.0 o
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 135.0 x
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #4 AC 137.5 o
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 2 167.5
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 160.0 o
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 167.5 x
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 167.5 o
1960 Summer 25 Roma Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 2 430.0
1960 Summer 25 Roma Weightlifting United States USA Military Press 1 132.5
1960 Summer 25 Roma Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #1 AC 127.5 o
1960 Summer 25 Roma Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #2 AC 132.5 x
1960 Summer 25 Roma Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #3 AC 132.5 o
1960 Summer 25 Roma Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 1T 132.5
1960 Summer 25 Roma Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 127.5 x
1960 Summer 25 Roma Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 127.5 o
1960 Summer 25 Roma Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 132.5 o
1960 Summer 25 Roma Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 4 165.0
1960 Summer 25 Roma Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 165.0 x
1960 Summer 25 Roma Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 165.0 o
1960 Summer 25 Roma Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 172.5 x
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