1952 Olympic Weightlifting Grand Finale — Heavyweight

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1952 Olympic Weightlifting Grand Finale

1952 Olympic Weightlifting Grand Finale at the Messuhalli in Helsinki

July 27, 1952, Helsinki, Finland – Heavyweight contenders receive their medals in the 90+kg weight class in the last day of the weightlifting tournament at the 1952 Summer Olympics at the Messuhalli Arena in Helsinki (left to right):

Jim Bradford (USA, 437,5 kg total, silver medal), John Davis (USA, 460,0 kg total, gold medal), Humberto Selvetti (Argentina, 432,5 kg total, bronze medal).

1952 Olympic Weightlifting Grand Finale - Heavyweight
1952 Olympic Weightlifting Grand Finale

31-year old John Davis won his second Olympic gold medal. Jim Bradford celebrated his Olympic debut with a silver medal. Team USA won the first place in the national team competitions in Helsinki.

Olympic Heavyweight Champions (London, 1948)


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