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Weightlifting at the 1976 Montréal Summer Games:

Men's Middle-Heavyweight

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Host City: Montréal, Canada
Venue(s): St. Michel Arena, Montréal, Québec
Date Started: July 25, 1976
Date Finished: July 25, 1976
Format: Total of best lifts in snatch and clean & jerk determined placement. Ties broken by lightest bodyweight.

Gold: URS David Rigert
Silver: USA Lee James
Bronze: BUL Atanas Shopov

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal K
1 David Rigert 29 Soviet Union URS Gold 382.5 OR
2 Lee James 22 United States USA Silver 362.5
3 Atanas Shopov 24 Bulgaria BUL Bronze 360.0
4 János Rehus-Uzor 30 Hungary HUN 350.0
5 Peter Petzold 27 East Germany GDR 345.0
6 Alberto Blanco 26 Cuba CUB 345.0
7 Yvon Coussin 26 France FRA 332.5
8 Guðmundur Sigurðsson 30 Iceland ISL 332.5
9 Gary Langford 23 Great Britain GBR 327.5
10 Jean-Pierre Van Lerberghe 29 Belgium BEL 327.5
11 Brian Marsden 28 New Zealand NZL 322.5
12 Rudolf Hill 28 Austria AUT 320.0
13 Ken Price 35 Great Britain GBR 307.5
AC Rolf Larsen 27 Norway NOR [140.0]
AC Jaakko Kailajärvi 35 Finland FIN [145.0]
AC Khristos Iakovou 28 Greece GRE [155.0]
AC Michel Broillet 32 Switzerland SUI [165.0]
AC Phil Grippaldi 29 United States USA [355.0] DQ
AC Serhiy Poltoratsky 28 Soviet Union URS DNF