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Werner Arnold

Full name: Werner Arnold
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 254 lbs (115 kg)
Born: June 11, 1931 in Oberlungwitz, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Karl-Marx-Stadt, Chemnitz (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Werner Arnold was the first heavyweight weightlifter of international class from the former GDR. He was East German champion in 1957-61 and 1965. In 1956 he finished sixth at the European Championships, and in 1959 he was ninth at the Worlds and sixth at the Europeans. In 1960 Arnold placed 12th at the Roma Olympics. In 1964 he failed to qualify for the Games. Arnold worked as a saddler.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 29 Roma Weightlifting Men's Heavyweight Germany GER 12

Men's Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1960 Summer 29 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Final Standings 12 425.0
1960 Summer 29 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Military Press 14T 135.0
1960 Summer 29 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Military Press Lift #1 AC 135.0 o
1960 Summer 29 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Military Press Lift #2 AC 140.0 x
1960 Summer 29 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Military Press Lift #3 AC 140.0 x
1960 Summer 29 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Snatch 11T 125.0
1960 Summer 29 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Snatch Lift #1 AC 125.0 o
1960 Summer 29 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Snatch Lift #2 AC 130.0 x
1960 Summer 29 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Snatch Lift #3 AC 130.0 x
1960 Summer 29 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Clean & Jerk 11T 165.0
1960 Summer 29 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 165.0 o
1960 Summer 29 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 170.0 x
1960 Summer 29 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 170.0 x
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