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John Bergman

Full name: John Dennis Bergman
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 311 lbs (141 kg)
Born: June 7, 1962
Affiliations: Sports Palace
Country: USA United States
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

John Bergman was a super-heavyweight lifter who started weightlifting after a football injury ended his career in that sport while a freshman at San Francisco State University. Bergman was US Champion in 1986 and was runner-up at the US Nationals in 1983-85, and 1987-88. Bergman competed at the 1985 and 1986 World Championships, placing eighth in 1985 and ninth in 1986. Bergman did graduate work in physics at San Francisco State University. His brother, Keith Bergman, played football at that school and was the offensive line coach at Oregon State from 1987-90.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Weightlifting Men's Super-Heavyweight United States USA 10

Men's Super-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 10 352.5
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 7 167.5
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 155.0 o
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 162.5 o
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 167.5 o
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 14 185.0
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 185.0 o
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 192.5 x
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 192.5 x
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