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Stan Stanczyk

Full name: Stanley Anthony "Stan" Stanczyk
Gender: Male
Weight: 81, 82 kg
Born: May 10, 1925 in Armstrong, Wisconsin, United States
Died: July 3, 1997 in Miami, Florida, United States
Affiliations: York Barbell Club, York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Between 1946 and the 1952 Olympic Games, Stan Stanczyk was never defeated. He won five straight World Championships, in three different weight classes, and six straight US titles, in addition to his 1948 Olympic gold medal, and a gold medal at the 1951 Pan American Games in light-heavyweight -82.5 kg (405 kg). At the 1952 Olympics he was beaten by the Soviet, Trofim Lomakin, by only 3 kg. He won the 1953 AAU title but finished third at the 1953-54 World Championships and then retired from competition. During his career he set eight world records.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 23 London Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight United States USA 1 Gold OR
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1948 Summer 23 London Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 1 417.5
1948 Summer 23 London Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 1 130.0
1948 Summer 23 London Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 122.5 o
1948 Summer 23 London Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 130.0 o
1948 Summer 23 London Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 132.5 x
1948 Summer 23 London Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 1 157.5
1948 Summer 23 London Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 157.5 o
1948 Summer 23 London Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 165.0 x
1948 Summer 23 London Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 165.0 x
1948 Summer 23 London Weightlifting United States USA Military Press 1 130.0
1948 Summer 23 London Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #1 AC 122.5 o
1948 Summer 23 London Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #2 AC 127.5 o
1948 Summer 23 London Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #3 AC 130.0 o
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 2 415.0
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Military Press 1T 127.5
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #1 AC 122.5 o
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #2 AC 127.5 o
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #3 AC 130.0 x
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 1T 127.5
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 122.5 o
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 127.5 x
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 127.5 o
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 2T 160.0
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 155.0 o
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 160.0 o
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 165.0 x
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