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Weightlifting at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Men's Lightweight

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Empress Hall, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, Kensington, London
Date Started: August 10, 1948
Date Finished: August 10, 1948
Format: Total of best lifts in military press, snatch, and clean & jerk determined placement. Ties broken by lightest bodyweight.

Gold: EGY Ibrahim Hassanien Shams
Silver: EGY Attia Mohammed Hamouda
Bronze: GBR Jim Halliday

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal K
1 Ibrahim Hassanien Shams 31 Egypt EGY Gold 360.0 OR
2 Attia Mohammed Hamouda Egypt EGY Silver 360.0 OR
3 Jim Halliday 30 Great Britain GBR Bronze 340.0
4 John Terpak 36 United States USA 340.0
5 John Stuart Canada CAN 332.5
6 Kim Chang-Hui 27 South Korea KOR 330.0
7 Na Si-Yun South Korea KOR 330.0
8 Joe Pitman 23 United States USA 322.5
9 George Espeut Jamaica JAM 322.5
10 Jørgen Fryd Petersen 23 Denmark DEN 315.0
11 René Aleman 34 France FRA 315.0
12 Giuseppe Colantuono 19 Italy ITA 312.5
13 Ron Eland 25 Great Britain GBR 310.0
14 Sigvard Kinnunen 28 Sweden SWE 307.5
15 Frank Teräskari 27 Finland FIN 307.5
16 Gonzalo Alvarado Peru PER 305.0
17 Théophile Huyge 27 Belgium BEL 300.0
18 Salvador Lopresti Argentina ARG 300.0
19 Asadollah Mihani 30 Iran IRI 295.0
20 Hugo D'Atri Argentina ARG 295.0
21 Hugo Banda Mexico MEX 272.5
22 Fernando Louro 26 Cuba CUB 185.0