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Joe Puleo

Full name: Joseph Robert "Joe" Puleo
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: July 2, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: York Barbell Club, York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Joe Puleo attended Michigan State University but later represented the York Barbell Club. Puleo was AAU champion in 1962 and 1964 as a middleweight, and then won light-heavyweight titles in 1966-68. He also won gold medals at the 1963 and 1967 Pan American Games, as a middleweight in 1963 and a light-heavy in 1967. Puleo retired in 1970 to start a career as an attorney, but he returned in the late 1970s to try to make the 1980 Olympic team, but was denied any chance at that by the America boycott.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight United States USA AC DNF

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings AC
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Weightlifting United States USA Military Press AC
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #1 AC 147.5 x
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #2 AC 147.5 x
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #3 AC 147.5 x
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