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Fritz Hünenberger

Full name: Friedrich "Fritz" Hünenberger
Gender: Male
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: March 14, 1897
Died: August 30, 1976
Affiliations: K.Sp.V. Riehen, Riehen (SUI)
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 2 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Fritz Hünenberger’s first major success was winning the 1919 German Light-Heavyweight Championship. He continued to compete in Germany, placing second at the 1922 German Championships, and taking the 1923 team title with his club, VfK Mannheim. He was the 1921 European Champion as a light-heavy, but his major international success came at the Olympics, winning light-heavyweight silver medals in both 1920 and 1924. Hünenberger set two light-heavyweight world records in 1918-19, one each in the snatch and total.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight Switzerland SUI 2 Silver
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight Switzerland SUI 2 Silver

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Weightlifting Switzerland SUI Final Standings 2 277.5
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Weightlifting Switzerland SUI One-Hand Snatch 1 75.0
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Weightlifting Switzerland SUI One-Hand Clean & Jerk 2T 90.0
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Weightlifting Switzerland SUI Clean & Jerk 4T 112.5
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI Final Standings 2 490.0
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI One-Hand Snatch 2T 80.0
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI One-Hand Snatch Lift #1 AC 80.0 x
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI One-Hand Snatch Lift #2 AC 80.0 o
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI One-Hand Snatch Lift #3 AC 87.5 x
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI One-Hand Clean & Jerk 1 107.5
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI One-Hand Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 100.0 o
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI One-Hand Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 107.5 o
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI One-Hand Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 112.5 x
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI Military Press 15T 80.0
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI Military Press Lift #1 AC 75.0 o
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI Military Press Lift #2 AC 80.0 o
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI Military Press Lift #3 AC 82.5 x
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI Snatch 2T 97.5
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI Snatch Lift #1 AC 92.5 o
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI Snatch Lift #2 AC 97.5 x
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI Snatch Lift #3 AC 97.5 o
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI Clean & Jerk 7 125.0
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 120.0 o
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 125.0 o
1924 Summer 27 Paris Weightlifting Switzerland SUI Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 130.0 x
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