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Weightlifting at the 1972 München Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight

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Host City: München, West Germany
Venue(s): Weightlifting Hall, Exhibition Lands (Hall 7), München
Date Started: September 4, 1972
Date Finished: September 4, 1972
Format: Total of best lifts in military press, snatch, and clean & jerk determined placement. Ties broken by lightest bodyweight.

Gold: URS Jaan Talts
Silver: BUL Aleksandar Kraychev
Bronze: GDR Stefan Grützner

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal K
1 Jaan Talts 28 Soviet Union URS Gold 580.0 OR
2 Aleksandar Kraychev 20 Bulgaria BUL Silver 562.5
3 Stefan Grützner 24 East Germany GDR Bronze 555.0
4 Helmut Losch 24 East Germany GDR 547.5
5 Roberto Vezzani 30 Italy ITA 545.0
6 János Hanzlik 29 Hungary HUN 542.5
7 Kauko Kangasniemi 29 Finland FIN 537.5
8 Rainer Dörrzapf 22 West Germany FRG 522.5
9 Rudolf Strejček 21 Czechoslovakia TCH 522.5
10 Frank Capsouras 25 United States USA 520.0
11 Alan Ball 29 United States USA 515.0
12 Javier González 22 Cuba CUB 510.0
13 Dave Hancock 26 Great Britain GBR 510.0
14 Jean-Paul Fouletier 33 France FRA 505.0
15 Andrés Martínez 28 Cuba CUB 500.0
16 Edgar Kjerran 25 Norway NOR 495.0
17 Peter Phillips 30 Australia AUS 487.5
18 Ken Price 31 Great Britain GBR 480.0
19 Óskar Sigurpálsson 26 Iceland ISL 477.5
20 Pablo Juan Campos 21 Puerto Rico PUR 472.5
21 Bent Harsmann 27 Denmark DEN 465.0
22 Price Morris 30 Canada CAN 457.5
23 Henry Phillips Panama PAN 455.0
AC Eivind Rekustad 23 Norway NOR [180.0]
AC Stancho Penchev 32 Bulgaria BUL DNF
AC Taito Haara 29 Finland FIN DNF