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Rick Holbrook

Full name: Patrick Joseph "Rick" Holbrook, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 198 lbs (90 kg)
Born: May 22, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 23, 2007 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: York Barbell Club, York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Rick Holbrook was known for his technique and speed in lifting, performing better in the quick lifts than the press. He competed at the 1970 and 1971 World Championships, placing seventh in 1971, but earning a bronze in the clean & jerk section of the middle-heavyweight class. Holbrook was AAU champion in 1971 and 1972, and was named the Best Lifter at the 1972 AAUs. He also won a silver medal in 1971 at the Pan American Games.

Personal Bests: Total – 512.5 (1972); Press – 162.5 (1972); Snatch – 155.0 (1972); Clean & Jerk – 197.5 (1972).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting Men's Middle-Heavyweight United States USA 5

Men's Middle-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 5 505.0
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting United States USA Military Press 9 162.5
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #1 AC 157.5 o
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #2 AC 162.5 x
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #3 AC 162.5 o
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 4T 145.0
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 145.0 x
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 145.0 x
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 145.0 o
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 1 197.5
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 190.0 o
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 197.5 o