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Soviet Union Weightlifting

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Sports:

Games: 9 summer games in 9 countries
Events: 11

Participants: 56 (56 men and 0 women)
Youngest Participant: Yuri Sarkisyan (18 years, 342 days), 1980 Summer Games
Oldest Participant: Vasily Alekseyev (38 years, 205 days), 1980 Summer Games
Most Medals (Athlete): Arkady Vorobyov (3 medals)

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11 Events

Rk Event Participants Gold Silver Bronze Total Top Medalist(s)
1 Men's Flyweight 2 2 2 Kanybek Osmonaliyev and Aleksandr Voronin (1 medal)
2 Men's Bantamweight 6 3 2 1 6 6 athletes with 1 medal
3 Men's Featherweight 6 4 4 8 Yevgeny Minayev and Dito Shanidze (2 medals)
4 Men's Lightweight 8 4 4 8 8 athletes with 1 medal
5 Men's Middleweight 6 3 3 6 Viktor Kurentsov (2 medals)
6 Men's Light-Heavyweight 10 6 2 1 9 9 athletes with 1 medal
7 Men's Middle-Heavyweight 9 5 4 9 Arkady Vorobyov (2 medals)
8 Men's Heavyweight 4 5 1 6 Leonid Zhabotynskiy and Yury Vlasov (2 medals)
9 Men's Heavyweight I 2 1 1 2 Pavel Kuznetsov and Igor Nikitin (1 medal)
10 Men's Heavyweight II 3 2 2 Leonid Taranenko and Yury Zakharevich (1 medal)
11 Men's Super-Heavyweight 3 4 4 Vasily Alekseyev (2 medals)