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Karl Arnold

Full name: Friedrich Karl Arnold
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: October 28, 1940 in Dittelsdorf, Zittau, Sachsen, Germany
Died: February 28, 2012 in Helmsdorf, Stolpen, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SG Robur Zittau, Zittau (GER)
Country: GER Germany, GDR East Germany
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Karl Arnold was an East German weightlifter, starting in the light-heavyweight class at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics as a member of the mixed German team, placing eighth. Four years later he was third at the European Championships. He then finished fifth at the Mexico City Games, then representing East Germany. Nationally, Arnold won middleweight titles in 1962 and 1963, light-heavyweight titles from 1966-68, and middle-heavyweight titles in 1970 and 1972. In 1969, he won the Baltic Cup. By profession, Arnold trained as a blacksmith, but later became a graduate sports teacher.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight Germany GER 8
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight East Germany GDR 5

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Weightlifting Germany GER Final Standings 8 440.0
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Weightlifting Germany GER Military Press 9 140.0
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Weightlifting Germany GER Military Press Lift #1 AC 140.0 x
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Weightlifting Germany GER Military Press Lift #2 AC 140.0 o
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Weightlifting Germany GER Military Press Lift #3 AC 145.0 x
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Weightlifting Germany GER Snatch 8T 132.5
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Weightlifting Germany GER Snatch Lift #1 AC 125.0 o
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Weightlifting Germany GER Snatch Lift #2 AC 130.0 o
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Weightlifting Germany GER Snatch Lift #3 AC 132.5 o
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Weightlifting Germany GER Clean & Jerk 8T 167.5
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Weightlifting Germany GER Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 160.0 o
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Weightlifting Germany GER Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 165.0 o
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Weightlifting Germany GER Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 167.5 o
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Weightlifting East Germany GDR Final Standings 5 467.5
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Weightlifting East Germany GDR Military Press 1 155.0
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Weightlifting East Germany GDR Military Press Lift #1 AC 150.0 o
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Weightlifting East Germany GDR Military Press Lift #2 AC 155.0 x
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Weightlifting East Germany GDR Military Press Lift #3 AC 155.0 o
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Weightlifting East Germany GDR Snatch 7 137.5
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Weightlifting East Germany GDR Snatch Lift #1 AC 137.5 o
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Weightlifting East Germany GDR Snatch Lift #2 AC 142.5 x
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Weightlifting East Germany GDR Snatch Lift #3 AC 142.5 x
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Weightlifting East Germany GDR Clean & Jerk 6T 175.0
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Weightlifting East Germany GDR Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 175.0 o
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Weightlifting East Germany GDR Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 180.0 x
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Weightlifting East Germany GDR Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 180.0 x
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Weightlifting East Germany GDR 2nd Phase Summary 3 292.5
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