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Joe DePietro

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJoseph Nicholas "Joe"•DePietro
Used nameJoe•DePietro
Born10 June 1914 in Paterson, New Jersey (USA)
Died19 March 1999 in Fair Lawn, New Jersey (USA)
Measurements140 cm / 56 kg
AffiliationsBates Weightlifting Club
NOC United States


Joe DePietro won the 1947 World Championships, a 1951 Pan American Games gold medal in bantamweight -56 kg (282.5 kg), and was a nine-time U.S. and North American champion. He also finished third at the 1949 World Championships.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Weightlifting USA Joe DePietro
Bantamweight, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold

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