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Soviet Union Weightlifting at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games

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Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Date Started: October 13, 1968
Date Finished: October 13, 1968

Events for Soviet Union: 6
Participants for Soviet Union: 7 (7 men and 0 women)
Youngest Participant for Soviet Union: Jaan Talts (24 years, 153 days)
Oldest Participant for Soviet Union: Dito Shanidze (31 years, 249 days)
Most Medals for Soviet Union (Athlete): 6 athletes with 1 medal

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Men's Bantamweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gennady Chetin 25 Men's Bantamweight 4

Men's Featherweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dito Shanidze 31 Men's Featherweight 2 Silver

Men's Middleweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Viktor Kurentsov 27 Men's Middleweight 1 Gold

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Boris Selitsky 30 Men's Light-Heavyweight 1 Gold
Volodymyr Bieliaiev 28 Men's Light-Heavyweight 2 Silver

Men's Middle-Heavyweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Jaan Talts 24 Men's Middle-Heavyweight 2 Silver

Men's Heavyweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Leonid Zhabotynskiy 30 Men's Heavyweight 1 Gold

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