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Oswald Junkes

Full name: Oswald Junkes
Gender: Male
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: June 13, 1921 in Trier, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Died: November 2, 1993 in Newel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Affiliations: ASV Trier, Trier (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Weightlifter Oswald Junkes from Trier finished 16th in the featherweight division at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games. He was coached by [Helmut Opschruf], and in 1951 finished sixth at the World Championships at featherweight. He then moved to lightweight and was ninth at the 1955 Worlds and seventh at the 1957 European Championships. He won nine (West) German titles, at featherweight in 1942-43 and 1948-1951, and at lightweight from 1953-55. In 1987 he won the Senior World title in Puerto Rico. By profession, Junkes was an electrician employed by the German Postal Service.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Weightlifting Men's Featherweight Germany GER 16

Men's Featherweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Weightlifting Germany GER Final Standings 16 290.0
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Weightlifting Germany GER Military Press 20T 80.0
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Weightlifting Germany GER Military Press Lift #1 AC 75.0 o
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Weightlifting Germany GER Military Press Lift #2 AC 80.0 o
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Weightlifting Germany GER Military Press Lift #3 AC 82.5 x
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Weightlifting Germany GER Snatch 14T 90.0
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Weightlifting Germany GER Snatch Lift #1 AC 85.0 o
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Weightlifting Germany GER Snatch Lift #2 AC 90.0 o
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Weightlifting Germany GER Snatch Lift #3 AC 92.5 x
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Weightlifting Germany GER Clean & Jerk 8T 120.0
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Weightlifting Germany GER Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 110.0 o
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Weightlifting Germany GER Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 115.0 o
1952 Summer 31 Helsinki Weightlifting Germany GER Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 120.0 o
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