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Tony Terlazzo

Full name: Anthony "Tony" Terlazzo
Gender: Male
Weight: 152 lbs (69 kg)
Born: July 28, 1911 in Patti, Messina, Italy
Died: March 26, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Affiliations: YOBAC, York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Though a naturalized citizen, Tony Terlazzo was the first American to a gold medal in Olympic weightlifting against international competition. He also won two World Championships (1937-38), and 12 national titles, the most of any American lifter, with nine of those consecutive from 1937-1945. During his career he set seven world records.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Weightlifting Men's Featherweight United States USA 3 Bronze
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Weightlifting Men's Featherweight United States USA 1 Gold OR

Men's Featherweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 3 280.0
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Military Press 2T 82.5
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #1 AC 77.5 o
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #2 AC 82.5 o
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #3 AC 85.0 x
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 3 85.0
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 80.0 o
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 85.0 o
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 87.5 x
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 2T 112.5
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 107.5 o
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 112.5 o
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 117.5 x
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 1 312.5
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Weightlifting United States USA Military Press 1T 92.5
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #1 AC 87.5 o
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #2 AC 92.5 o
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #3 AC 95.0 x
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 1T 97.5
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 90.0 o
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 95.0 o
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 97.5 o
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 3 122.5
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 122.5 o
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 127.5 x
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 127.5 x
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