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Kauko Kangasniemi

Full name: Kauko Kalevi Kangasniemi
Nickname(s): Pastori
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (177 cm)
Weight: 90-110 kg
Born: November 18, 1942 in Kullaa, Ulvila, Satakunta, Finland
Died: April 17, 2013 in Hämeenlinna, Kanta-Häme, Finland
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Weightlifting

Related Olympians: Brother of Kaarlo Kangasniemi.

Biography

Kauko Kangasniemi had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1969 World Championships Heavyweight class (507.5 kg); 2nd in the 1969 European Championships Heavyweight class (507.5 kg); 3rd in the 1972 European Championships Heavyweight class (540.0 kg). He set five heavyweight snatch world records from 1969-71.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 29 München Weightlifting Men's Heavyweight Finland FIN 7

Men's Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1972 Summer 29 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Final Standings 7 537.5
1972 Summer 29 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Military Press 11T 175.0
1972 Summer 29 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Military Press Lift #1 AC 175.0 o
1972 Summer 29 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Military Press Lift #2 AC 180.0 x
1972 Summer 29 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Military Press Lift #3 AC 180.0 x
1972 Summer 29 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Snatch 1T 165.0
1972 Summer 29 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Snatch Lift #1 AC 160.0 o
1972 Summer 29 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Snatch Lift #2 AC 165.0 o
1972 Summer 29 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Snatch Lift #3 AC 167.5 x
1972 Summer 29 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Clean & Jerk 7T 197.5
1972 Summer 29 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 197.5 x
1972 Summer 29 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 197.5 x
1972 Summer 29 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 197.5 o