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Weightlifting at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games:

Men's Lightweight

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Helsinki, Finland
Venue(s): Exhibition Hall II, Helsinki
Date Started: July 26, 1952
Date Finished: July 26, 1952
Format: Total of best lifts in military press, snatch, and clean & jerk determined placement. Ties broken by lightest bodyweight.

Gold: USA Tommy Kono
Silver: URS Yevgeny Lopatin
Bronze: AUS Vern Barberis

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal K
1 Tommy Kono 22 United States USA Gold 362.5 OR
2 Yevgeny Lopatin 34 Soviet Union URS Silver 350.0
3 Vern Barberis 24 Australia AUS Bronze 350.0
4 Kim Chang-Hui 31 South Korea KOR 345.0
5 Hassan Ferdous 22 Iran IRI 345.0
6 Abdel Khadr El-Sayed El-Touni 28 Egypt EGY 342.5
7 Johan Runge 28 Denmark DEN 330.0
8 Thio Ging Hwie 28 Indonesia INA 327.5
9 Ermanno Pignatti 30 Italy ITA 325.0
10 Alfonso Canti 31 Italy ITA 320.0
11 Robert Belza 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 320.0
12 Arvid Andersson 33 Sweden SWE 317.5
13 Barrie Engelbrecht 27 South Africa RSA 315.0
14 Nil Kyaw Yin 27 Myanmar MYA 310.0
15 Tauno Suoniemi 24 Finland FIN 310.0
16 Antonio Hoffmann 22 Puerto Rico PUR 307.5
17 Josef Tauchner 23 Austria AUT 307.5
18 Yorrie Evans 29 Great Britain GBR 307.5
19 Bjørn Heyn 23 Norway NOR 300.0
20 Roger Rubini 32 Switzerland SUI 295.0
21 Edward Ścigała 26 Poland POL 290.0
AC Tony Leuthe 29 Germany GER [190.0]
AC Jim Halliday 34 Great Britain GBR [205.0]
AC Thong Saw Pak Singapore SIN DNF