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Weightlifting at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Men's Middle-Heavyweight Clean & Jerk

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Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): Theatre of the Insurgents, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 18, 1968
Date Finished: October 18, 1968

Gold: FIN Kaarlo Kangasniemi
Silver: URS Jaan Talts
Bronze: POL Marek Gołąb

Clean & Jerk

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K
1 Jaan Talts 24 Soviet Union URS 197.5 WR
2 Jaakko Kailajärvi 27 Finland FIN 190.0
3T Kaarlo Kangasniemi 27 Finland FIN 187.5
3T Árpád Nemessányi 24 Hungary HUN 187.5
5T Marek Gołąb 28 Poland POL 185.0
5T Phil Grippaldi 22 United States USA 185.0
7 Bo Johansson 23 Sweden SWE 182.5
8 Bakr El-Sayed Bassam 28 Egypt EGY 180.0
9T Robert Bartholomew 32 United States USA 177.5
9T Pierre Gourrier 21 France FRA 177.5
11 Vítězslav Országh 24 Czechoslovakia TCH 175.0
12 Andrés Martínez 24 Cuba CUB 172.5
13T Yun Seog-Won 34 South Korea KOR 170.0
13T Jean-Pierre Van Lerberghe 21 Belgium BEL 170.0
15 Efrain Gusquiza 23 Peru PER 167.5
16T Stergios Tsoukas Greece GRE 165.0
16T Gaber Ali Hafez Egypt EGY 165.0
18 Sylvanus Blackman 35 Great Britain GBR 162.5
19T Cheng Sheng-Teh 27 Chinese Taipei TPE 160.0
19T Leong Chim Seong 27 Malaysia MAS 160.0
21T Paul Bjarnason 23 Canada CAN 155.0
21T Fernando Torres 26 Puerto Rico PUR 155.0
23 Fernando Esquivel 29 Costa Rica CRC 145.0
AC Louis Martin 31 Great Britain GBR NVL

Clean & Jerk Lift #1

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Jaan Talts 24 Soviet Union URS 185.0 o
AC Jaakko Kailajärvi 27 Finland FIN 185.0 o
AC Kaarlo Kangasniemi 27 Finland FIN 182.5 o
AC Bo Johansson 23 Sweden SWE 182.5 o
AC Árpád Nemessányi 24 Hungary HUN 182.5 o
AC Marek Gołąb 28 Poland POL 180.0 o
AC Phil Grippaldi 22 United States USA 177.5 o
AC Pierre Gourrier 21 France FRA 177.5 o
AC Robert Bartholomew 32 United States USA 170.0 o
AC Bakr El-Sayed Bassam 28 Egypt EGY 170.0 o
AC Yun Seog-Won 34 South Korea KOR 170.0 o
AC Andrés Martínez 24 Cuba CUB 167.5 o
AC Jean-Pierre Van Lerberghe 21 Belgium BEL 165.0 o
AC Efrain Gusquiza 23 Peru PER 162.5 o
AC Sylvanus Blackman 35 Great Britain GBR 162.5 o
AC Cheng Sheng-Teh 27 Chinese Taipei TPE 160.0 o
AC Gaber Ali Hafez Egypt EGY 155.0 o
AC Fernando Torres 26 Puerto Rico PUR 155.0 o
AC Fernando Esquivel 29 Costa Rica CRC 140.0 o
AC Louis Martin 31 Great Britain GBR 192.5 x
AC Vítězslav Országh 24 Czechoslovakia TCH 170.0 x
AC Stergios Tsoukas Greece GRE 165.0 x
AC Leong Chim Seong 27 Malaysia MAS 160.0 x
AC Paul Bjarnason 23 Canada CAN 155.0 x

Clean & Jerk Lift #2

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Jaan Talts 24 Soviet Union URS 190.0 o
AC Jaakko Kailajärvi 27 Finland FIN 190.0 o
AC Kaarlo Kangasniemi 27 Finland FIN 187.5 o
AC Bakr El-Sayed Bassam 28 Egypt EGY 180.0 o
AC Andrés Martínez 24 Cuba CUB 172.5 o
AC Vítězslav Országh 24 Czechoslovakia TCH 170.0 o
AC Efrain Gusquiza 23 Peru PER 167.5 o
AC Stergios Tsoukas Greece GRE 165.0 o
AC Gaber Ali Hafez Egypt EGY 165.0 o
AC Leong Chim Seong 27 Malaysia MAS 160.0 o
AC Paul Bjarnason 23 Canada CAN 155.0 o
AC Fernando Esquivel 29 Costa Rica CRC 145.0 o
AC Louis Martin 31 Great Britain GBR 192.5 x
AC Bo Johansson 23 Sweden SWE 187.5 x
AC Árpád Nemessányi 24 Hungary HUN 187.5 x
AC Marek Gołąb 28 Poland POL 185.0 x
AC Phil Grippaldi 22 United States USA 185.0 x
AC Pierre Gourrier 21 France FRA 185.0 x
AC Robert Bartholomew 32 United States USA 177.5 x
AC Yun Seog-Won 34 South Korea KOR 175.0 x
AC Jean-Pierre Van Lerberghe 21 Belgium BEL 170.0 x
AC Sylvanus Blackman 35 Great Britain GBR 170.0 x
AC Cheng Sheng-Teh 27 Chinese Taipei TPE 167.5 x
AC Fernando Torres 26 Puerto Rico PUR 162.5 x

Clean & Jerk Lift #3

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Jaan Talts 24 Soviet Union URS 197.5 o WR
AC Árpád Nemessányi 24 Hungary HUN 187.5 o
AC Marek Gołąb 28 Poland POL 185.0 o
AC Phil Grippaldi 22 United States USA 185.0 o
AC Robert Bartholomew 32 United States USA 177.5 o
AC Vítězslav Országh 24 Czechoslovakia TCH 175.0 o
AC Jean-Pierre Van Lerberghe 21 Belgium BEL 170.0 o
AC Jaakko Kailajärvi 27 Finland FIN 200.0 x
AC Louis Martin 31 Great Britain GBR 192.5 x
AC Kaarlo Kangasniemi 27 Finland FIN 190.0 x
AC Bo Johansson 23 Sweden SWE 187.5 x
AC Pierre Gourrier 21 France FRA 185.0 x
AC Bakr El-Sayed Bassam 28 Egypt EGY 185.0 x
AC Yun Seog-Won 34 South Korea KOR 175.0 x
AC Andrés Martínez 24 Cuba CUB 175.0 x
AC Stergios Tsoukas Greece GRE 170.0 x
AC Efrain Gusquiza 23 Peru PER 170.0 x
AC Gaber Ali Hafez Egypt EGY 170.0 x
AC Sylvanus Blackman 35 Great Britain GBR 170.0 x
AC Cheng Sheng-Teh 27 Chinese Taipei TPE 167.5 x
AC Leong Chim Seong 27 Malaysia MAS 167.5 x
AC Paul Bjarnason 23 Canada CAN 162.5 x
AC Fernando Torres 26 Puerto Rico PUR 162.5 x
AC Fernando Esquivel 29 Costa Rica CRC 150.0 x

Clean & Jerk Lift #4

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC K S/F
AC Jaakko Kailajärvi 27 Finland FIN 198.0 x