| Event type

Middleweight (≤75 kilograms), Men

Date30 August 1920 — 14:00
LocationOlympisch Stadion, Antwerpen
Participants10 from 7 countries
FormatTotal of best lifts in three phases determined placement.

Henri Gance of France won this event by 10 kg. Wallechinsky describes how the other medals were decided, in The Complete Book of the Olympics, “Both [Pietro] Bianchi and [Albert] Pettersson hoisted 107.5 kg. in a lift-off, using a two-handed jerk. They then drew lots to determine who would be awarded the silver medal.”

1Henri GanceFRA245.0ORGold
=2Pietro BianchiITA235.0Silver1
=2Albert PetterssonSWE235.0Bronze2
4Tinus RingelbergNED225.0
5Camille LedranFRA220.0
6Christian JensenDEN215.0
7René MarchandBEL205.0
8Piet BelmerNED165.0
ACGeorges De ProftBEL(120.0)
ACHamad SamyEGY(55.0)