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Weightlifting at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Empress Hall, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, Kensington, London
Date Started: August 11, 1948
Date Finished: August 11, 1948
Format: Total of best lifts in military press, snatch, and clean & jerk determined placement. Ties broken by lightest bodyweight.

Gold: USA John Davis
Silver: USA Norb Schemansky
Bronze: NED Bram Charité

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal K
1 John Davis 27 United States USA Gold 452.5 OR
2 Norb Schemansky 24 United States USA Silver 425.0
3 Bram Charité 30 Netherlands NED Bronze 412.5
4 Alfred Knight Great Britain GBR 390.0
5 Hanafi Moustafa Egypt EGY 385.0
6 Niels Petersen 30 Denmark DEN 382.5
7 Robert Allart 34 Belgium BEL 377.5
8 Piet Taljaard South Africa RSA 375.0
9 Alfonso Parera 25 Cuba CUB 372.5
10 Carlos Domínguez Peru PER 362.5
11 Hugo Vallarino Argentina ARG 357.5
12 Ray Magee 30 Australia AUS 357.5
13 Leopoldo Briola Argentina ARG 347.5
14 Franz Eibler 24 Austria AUT 327.5
15 Muhammad Naqi Butt 29 Pakistan PAK 320.0
16 Dandamudi Rajagopal 31 India IND 305.0