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Johan Runge

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMichael Johan•Runge
Used nameJohan•Runge
Born12 June 1924 in Kongens Lyngby, Lyngby-Taarbæk (DEN)
Died4 August 2005 in Ballerup (DEN)
Measurements60, 67 kg
AffiliationsAK DAN, Ballerup (DEN)
NOC(s) Denmark

Biography

Johan Runge had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1949 World Championships Featherweight class (312.5 kg); 2nd in the 1951 World Championships Featherweight class (310.0 kg); 1st in the 1948 European Championships Featherweight class; 1st in the 1949 European Championships Featherweight class (312.5 kg); 1st in the 1951 European Championships Featherweight class (310.0 kg); 2nd in the 1952 European Championships Lightweight class.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1948 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Featherweight, Men Olympic 7 Representing Denmark    
1952 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Lightweight, Men Olympic 7 Representing Denmark    

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1948 Summer Olympics 9 August 1948 Weightlifting Featherweight, Men (≤60 kg, Military Press) Military Press, Lift #2 95.0 AC