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Weightlifting at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games:

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Weightlifting at the 1920 Summer Games: Next Summer Games


Host City: Antwerpen, Belgium
Venue(s): Olympic Stadium, Antwerpen
Date Started: August 31, 1920
Date Finished: August 31, 1920
Format: Total of best lifts in three phases determined placement.

Gold: FRA Ernest Cadine
Silver: SUI Fritz Hünenberger
Bronze: SWE Erik Pettersson
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Ernest Cadine, the gold medalist, never placed at the World or European Championships. Friedrich Hünenberger, who placed second, would win the European Championship in this class in 1922. Hünenberger also repeated his 1920 light-heavyweight silver medal at Paris in 1924.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal K
1 Ernest Cadine 26 France FRA Gold 295.0 OR
2 Fritz Hünenberger 23 Switzerland SUI Silver 277.5
3 Erik Pettersson 29 Sweden SWE Bronze 267.5
4 Erik Carlsson 26 Sweden SWE 262.5
5 Maurice Devène France FRA 250.0
6 Gino Mattiello Italy ITA 235.0
7 Jan Welter 25 Netherlands NED 230.0
8T Jaroslav Dvořák 23 Czechoslovakia TCH 227.5
8T Lionel Van De Roye Belgium BEL 227.5
10 Søren Petersen 29 Denmark DEN 217.5
AC Rudolf Ekström 25 Finland FIN (70.0)