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Roland Lortz

Full name: Roland Lortz
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: May 12, 1937 in Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
Died: April 14, 2007 in Groß-Zimmern, Hessen, Germany
Affiliations: TSG Mutterstadt,
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Weightlifter Roland Lortz worked as a butcher in his parent’s butchery. He started his sports career in his youth claiming his first podium in 1953 at the West German Youth Championships. In 1956 he placed fourth at the European Championships as a lightweight. Lortz then moved to middleweight and finished sixth at the 1957 Worlds. At the 1960 Roma Olympics, where he finished eighth, he was the only West German weightlifter qualifying for Germany, as the other six were from East Germany. Lortz died in 2007 after a long illness.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 23 Roma Weightlifting Men's Middleweight Germany GER 8

Men's Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1960 Summer 23 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Final Standings 8 382.5
1960 Summer 23 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Military Press 9T 115.0
1960 Summer 23 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Military Press Lift #1 AC 107.5 o
1960 Summer 23 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Military Press Lift #2 AC 112.5 o
1960 Summer 23 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Military Press Lift #3 AC 115.0 o
1960 Summer 23 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Snatch 10T 112.5
1960 Summer 23 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Snatch Lift #1 AC 112.5 o
1960 Summer 23 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Snatch Lift #2 AC 117.5 x
1960 Summer 23 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Snatch Lift #3 AC 117.5 x
1960 Summer 23 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Clean & Jerk 3T 155.0
1960 Summer 23 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 155.0 o
1960 Summer 23 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 160.0 x
1960 Summer 23 Roma Weightlifting Germany GER Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 160.0 x
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