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Mike Karchut

Full name: Michael "Mike" Karchut
Gender: Male
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: April 27, 1944 in Delmenhorst, Niedersachsen, Germany
Affiliations: Sayre Park Weightlifting Club, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Mike Karchut attended Case Western Reserve University, graduating in 1966 with a degree in mechanical engineering. He later worked as a numerical control engineer. Karchut was US Junior Champion in 1965 and won the 1966 US YMCA Championship. He was an eight-time US Senior Champion, winning titles in 1969-73, 1975, 1978, and 1980. At the 1971 Pan American Games, Karchut won three gold medals and a silver, including gold in the all-around. He set nine American records and competed at five World Championships. Karchut later worked as a computer programmer and coached weightlifting at Altitude Athletics in Bozeman, Montana.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 28 München Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight United States USA AC

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1972 Summer 28 München Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings AC [305.0]
1972 Summer 28 München Weightlifting United States USA Military Press 6T 160.0
1972 Summer 28 München Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #1 AC 155.0 o
1972 Summer 28 München Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #2 AC 160.0 o
1972 Summer 28 München Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #3 AC 162.5 x
1972 Summer 28 München Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 2T 145.0
1972 Summer 28 München Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 140.0 o
1972 Summer 28 München Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 145.0 o
1972 Summer 28 München Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 147.5 x
1972 Summer 28 München Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk AC
1972 Summer 28 München Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 185.0 x
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