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Pete George

Full name: Peter T. "Pete" George
Gender: Male
Height: 5'8" (172 cm)
Weight: 73-75 kg
Born: June 29, 1929 in Akron, Ohio, United States
Affiliations: Ohio State Buckeyes, Columbus (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Weightlifting

Related Olympians: Brother of Jim George.

Medals: 1 Gold, 2 Silver (3 Total)

Biography

Pete George ran up an impressive record in major competition. In addition to his Olympic record, he won five World Championships and was twice runner-up for that title. He also won two Pan American Games gold medals (1951 and 1955 both in middleweight) and was a five-time national champion. Pete George attended Kent State University and then dental school at the Ohio State University. He became a practicing orthodontist in Hawai'i and also served as a professor on the state of the Medical College of the University of Hawai'i and served a term as president of the Hawai'ian Dental Association.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 19 London Weightlifting Men's Middleweight United States USA 2 Silver
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Weightlifting Men's Middleweight United States USA 1 Gold OR
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting Men's Middleweight United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1948 Summer 19 London Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 2 382.5
1948 Summer 19 London Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 1 122.5
1948 Summer 19 London Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 112.5 o
1948 Summer 19 London Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 117.5 x
1948 Summer 19 London Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 122.5 o
1948 Summer 19 London Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 1 155.0
1948 Summer 19 London Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 150.0 o
1948 Summer 19 London Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 155.0 o
1948 Summer 19 London Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 165.0 x
1948 Summer 19 London Weightlifting United States USA Military Press 6T 105.0
1948 Summer 19 London Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #1 AC 100.0 o
1948 Summer 19 London Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #2 AC 105.0 x
1948 Summer 19 London Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #3 AC 105.0 o
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 1 400.0
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Military Press 3T 115.0
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #1 AC 105.0 o
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #2 AC 110.0 o
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 1 127.5
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 120.0 o
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 125.0 o
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 127.5 o
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #4 AC 130.0 x
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #5 AC 130.0 x
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 1 157.5
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 150.0 o
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 157.5 o
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 165.0 x
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #3 AC 115.0 o
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 2 412.5
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Military Press 3T 122.5
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #1 AC 117.5 o
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #2 AC 122.5 x
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #3 AC 122.5 o
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 1 127.5
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 122.5 o
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 127.5 o
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 130.0 x
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 2 162.5
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 157.5 o
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 162.5 o
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 170.0 x