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Ibrahim Shams

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameIbrahim Hassanien•Shams
Used nameIbrahim•Shams
Original nameابراهيم حسنين•شمس
Born16 January 1917 in Al-Iskanderiya (Alexandria) (EGY)
Died16 January 2001 in Al-Iskanderiya (Alexandria) (EGY)
Measurements60, 66 kg
NOC(s) Egypt

Biography

Ibrahim Hassanien Shams had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1936 Olympics Featherweight class (300.0 kg); 1st in the 1948 Olympics Lightweight class (360.0 kg); 1st in the 1949 World Championships Lightweight class (352.5 kg); 1st in the 1951 World Championships Lightweight class (342.5 kg). He set six lightweight world records from 1936-39 – one in the snatch and five in the clean & jerk. He was the 1936 Egyptian featherweight champion.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1936 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Featherweight, Men Olympic 3 Bronze Representing Egypt    
1948 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Lightweight, Men Olympic 1 Gold Representing Egypt    

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1936 Summer Olympics 2 August 1936 Weightlifting Featherweight, Men (≤60 kg, Triathlon) Final Standings 295.0 3
1936 Summer Olympics 2 August 1936 Weightlifting Featherweight, Men (≤60 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #1 90.0 AC
1936 Summer Olympics 2 August 1936 Weightlifting Featherweight, Men (≤60 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #2 95.0 AC
1936 Summer Olympics 2 August 1936 Weightlifting Featherweight, Men (≤60 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #1 120.0 AC
1936 Summer Olympics 2 August 1936 Weightlifting Featherweight, Men (≤60 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #2 125.0 AC
1948 Summer Olympics 10 August 1948 Weightlifting Lightweight, Men (≤67½ kg, Triathlon) Final Standings 352.5 1
1948 Summer Olympics 10 August 1948 Weightlifting Lightweight, Men (≤67½ kg, Triathlon) Final Standings 360.0 1
1948 Summer Olympics 10 August 1948 Weightlifting Lightweight, Men (≤67½ kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #1 107.5 AC
1948 Summer Olympics 10 August 1948 Weightlifting Lightweight, Men (≤67½ kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #2 112.5 AC
1948 Summer Olympics 10 August 1948 Weightlifting Lightweight, Men (≤67½ kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #3 115.0 AC
1948 Summer Olympics 10 August 1948 Weightlifting Lightweight, Men (≤67½ kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #3 147.5 AC

Special Notes

Research notes

1951 Egyptian lightweight champion.

Created: Paul Tchir at January 10, 2020 17:34, Last edited: Paul Tchir at January 10, 2020 17:34