Serge Reding

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameSerge Yvan Arthur•Reding (Gérard-)
Used nameSerge•Reding
Born23 December 1941 in Auderghem (BEL)
Died28 June 1975 in Manila (PHI)
Measurements173 cm / 140 kg
NOC Belgium

Biography

Serge Reding had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1968 Olympics Unlimited class (555.0 kg); 2nd in the 1968 World Championships Unlimited class (555.0 kg); 2nd in the 1969 World Championships Unlimited class (570 had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1970 World Championships Unlimited class (590 had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1974 World Championships Unlimited class (390.0 kg); 3rd in the 1964 European Championships Unlimited class (452.5 kg); 2nd in the 1968 European Championships Unlimited class (527.5 kg); 1st in the 1969 European Championships Unlimited class (570 had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1974 European Championships Unlimited class (400.0 kg). He set six unlimited world records – three in the press, one in the snatch, and two in the clean & jerk.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1964 Summer Olympics Weightlifting BEL Serge Reding
Heavyweight, Men (Olympic) 10
1968 Summer Olympics Weightlifting BEL Serge Reding
Heavyweight, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
1972 Summer Olympics Weightlifting BEL Serge Reding
Super-Heavyweight, Men (Olympic) DNF

Special Notes