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Juhani Vellamo

Full name: Juhani Vilhelm Vellamo (Wellamo-)
Nickname(s): Jukka
Gender: Male
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
Weight: 75-84 kg
Born: April 4, 1912 in Jämijärvi, Satakunta, Finland
Died: May 22, 2004 in Tampere, Pirkanmaa, Finland
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Juhani Vellamo had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1947 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (367.5 kg); 2nd in the 1947 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (365.0 kg); 3rd in the 1948 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class; 3rd in the 1949 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (342.5 kg).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 36 London Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight Finland FIN 7
1952 Summer 40 Helsinki Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight Finland FIN AC DNF

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1948 Summer 36 London Weightlifting Finland FIN Final Standings 7 355.0
1948 Summer 36 London Weightlifting Finland FIN Snatch 4T 115.0
1948 Summer 36 London Weightlifting Finland FIN Snatch Lift #1 AC 110.0 o
1948 Summer 36 London Weightlifting Finland FIN Snatch Lift #2 AC 115.0 o
1948 Summer 36 London Weightlifting Finland FIN Snatch Lift #3 AC 117.5 x
1948 Summer 36 London Weightlifting Finland FIN Clean & Jerk 7T 140.0
1948 Summer 36 London Weightlifting Finland FIN Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 140.0 o
1948 Summer 36 London Weightlifting Finland FIN Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 145.0 x
1948 Summer 36 London Weightlifting Finland FIN Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 145.0 x
1948 Summer 36 London Weightlifting Finland FIN Military Press 11T 100.0
1948 Summer 36 London Weightlifting Finland FIN Military Press Lift #1 AC 95.0 o
1948 Summer 36 London Weightlifting Finland FIN Military Press Lift #2 AC 100.0 o
1948 Summer 36 London Weightlifting Finland FIN Military Press Lift #3 AC 102.5 x
1952 Summer 40 Helsinki Weightlifting Finland FIN Final Standings AC
1952 Summer 40 Helsinki Weightlifting Finland FIN Military Press AC
1952 Summer 40 Helsinki Weightlifting Finland FIN Military Press Lift #1 AC 95.0 x
1952 Summer 40 Helsinki Weightlifting Finland FIN Military Press Lift #2 AC 95.0 x