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Weightlifting at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight

Weightlifting at the 1920 Summer Games: Next Summer Games


Host City: Antwerpen, Belgium
Venue(s): Olympic Stadium, Antwerpen
Date Started: August 31, 1920
Date Finished: August 31, 1920
Format: Total of best lifts in three phases determined placement.

Gold: ITA Filippo Bottino
Silver: LUX Jos Alzin
Bronze: FRA Louis Bernot


Of the six competitors in this class, three returned to compete again at Paris in 1924, though with less success. Gold medalist Filippo Bottino finished 6th in 1924, Richard Brunn finished 13th, and Joseph Alzin failed to finish.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal K
1 Filippo Bottino 31 Italy ITA Gold 265.0 OR
2 Jos Alzin 26 Luxembourg LUX Silver 260.0
3 Louis Bernot France FRA Bronze 255.0
4 Ejnar Jensen 24 Denmark DEN 250.0
5 Rikard Brunn 26 Sweden SWE 250.0
6 Joseph Duchateau France FRA 247.5