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Humberto Selvetti

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHumberto•Selvetti
Used nameHumberto•Selvetti
Born31 March 1932 in Colón (ARG)
Died1992 in Wilde (ARG)
Measurements180 cm / 139 kg
NOC Argentina

Biography

Humberto Selvetti had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1952 Olympics Unlimited class (432.5 kg), 2nd in the 1956 Olympics Unlimited class (500.0 kg); 3rd in the 1953 World Championships Unlimited class (450.0 kg), 2nd in the 1957 World Championships Unlimited class (485.0 kg); 2nd in the 1955 Pan American Games Unlimited class (457.5 kg), 2nd in the 1959 Pan American Games Unlimited class (475.0 kg). He set one unlimited press world record in 1952.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Weightlifting ARG Humberto Selvetti
Heavyweight, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
1956 Summer Olympics Weightlifting ARG Humberto Selvetti
Heavyweight, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
1964 Summer Olympics Weightlifting ARG Humberto Selvetti
Heavyweight, Men (Olympic) 17

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