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Peter Wenzel

Full name: Peter Wenzel
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: April 15, 1952 in Stroitschen, Meißen, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Einheit Dresden, Dresden (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Peter Wenzel had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1976 Olympics Middleweight class (327.5 kg); 2nd in the 1973 World Championships Middleweight class (317.5 kg); 3rd in the 1974 World Championships Middleweight class (322.5 kg); 1st in the 1975 World Championships Middleweight class (335.0 kg); 3rd in the 1976 World Championships Middleweight class (327.5 kg); 2nd in the 1977 World Championships Middleweight class (337.5 kg); 3rd in the 1978 World Championships Middleweight class (335.0 kg); 3rd in the 1979 World Championships Middleweight class (337.5 kg); 2nd in the 1974 European Championships Middleweight class (327.5 kg); 1st in the 1975 European Championships Middleweight class (335.0 kg); 2nd in the 1976 European Championships Middleweight class (335.0 kg); 2nd in the 1977 European Championships Middleweight class (337.5 kg); 3rd in the 1979 European Championships Middleweight class (332.5 kg). He set two middleweight world records in 1975 – one each in the clean & jerk and total.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Weightlifting Men's Middleweight East Germany GDR 3 Bronze

Men's Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Weightlifting East Germany GDR Final Standings 3 327.5
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Weightlifting East Germany GDR Snatch 1T 145.0
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Weightlifting East Germany GDR Snatch Lift #1 AC 145.0 o
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Weightlifting East Germany GDR Snatch Lift #2 AC 150.0 x
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Weightlifting East Germany GDR Snatch Lift #3 AC 150.0 x
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Weightlifting East Germany GDR Clean & Jerk 3 182.5
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Weightlifting East Germany GDR Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 182.5 o
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Weightlifting East Germany GDR Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 187.5 x
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Weightlifting East Germany GDR Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 187.5 x
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