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Guy Carlton

Full name: Guy Albert Carlton
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 243 lbs (110 kg)
Born: January 16, 1954 in Amherst, Ohio, United States
Died: May 11, 2001 in Arrowsmith, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: York Barbell Club, York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Guy Carlton started competing in weightlifting when he was in the sixth grade. He played football and wrestled in high school. Carlton won three silver medals in the sub-heavyweight class at the 1979 Pan American Games. He was a member of the 1980 US Olympic team that did not compete. Through 2012 his bronze medal in the heavyweight class at the 1984 Olympics is the last Olympic medal by an American male weightlifter in one of the heavier weight classes. Carlton won US titles in the 110 kg class in 1981 and 1984 and won golds at the 1981, 1982, and 1983 National Sports Festivals. He attended Eastern Illinois University where he studied business. During the time of his 1984 Olympic appearance he was working as a concrete finisher. He later ran Carlton’s Fitness Club in Normal, Illinois.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Weightlifting Men's Heavyweight II United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Heavyweight II

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 3 377.5
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 3T 167.5
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 162.5 x
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 162.5 o
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 167.5 o
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 3 210.0
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 205.0 o
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 210.0 o
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 225.0 x
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