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Soviet Union Weightlifting at the 1972 München Summer Games

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Host City: München, West Germany
Date Started: August 28, 1972
Date Finished: August 28, 1972

Events for Soviet Union: 8
Participants for Soviet Union: 9 (9 men and 0 women)
Youngest Participant for Soviet Union: Mukharby Kirzhinov (23 years, 242 days)
Oldest Participant for Soviet Union: Dito Shanidze (35 years, 203 days)
Most Medals for Soviet Union (Athlete): 5 athletes with 1 medal

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Men's Bantamweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gennady Chetin 29 Men's Bantamweight 3 Bronze

Men's Featherweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dito Shanidze 35 Men's Featherweight 2 Silver

Men's Lightweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Mukharby Kirzhinov 23 Men's Lightweight 1 Gold

Men's Middleweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Vladimir Kanygin 23 Men's Middleweight AC

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Men's Middle-Heavyweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
David Rigert 25 Men's Middle-Heavyweight AC

Men's Heavyweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Jaan Talts 28 Men's Heavyweight 1 Gold

Men's Super-Heavyweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Vasily Alekseyev 30 Men's Super-Heavyweight 1 Gold

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