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KAARLO KANGASNIEMI 

:: Born in 1941
:: Country: Finland
:: Summer Olympics and World Championships Medals:
   Gold (2), Silver (1),
:: Weight Classes Competed in:
   Light Heavyweight (82.5KG), Middle Heavyweight (90KG),
:: World Records: 16
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Olympic Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1968 Middle Heavyweight 1 172.5+157.5+187.5 = 517.5

World Championships: Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1968 Middle Heavyweight 1 172.5+157.5+187.5= 517.5
1969 Middle Heavyweight 1 175+150+190= 515
1971 Light Heavyweight 2 160+150+180= 490

European Championships: Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1968 Middle Heavyweight 3 160+145+185= 490
1969 Middle Heavyweight 1 175+150+190= 515
1970 Middle Heavyweight 1 177.5+160+192.5= 530
1972 Light Heavyweight 3 160+155+180= 195
 

World Records Counter: 16 records

Press Snatch Jerk Total2 Total3
4 7 0 0 5

World Records by Kaarlo Kangasniemi

Date Lift Type Result Weight Class Location
  Note: * Unofficial world records
7/7/1968 Snatch  155.5  Middle Heavyweight  Erajarvi
7/27/1968 Press  175.5  Middle Heavyweight  Pori
7/27/1968 Total (3)  515  Middle Heavyweight  Pori
8/24/1968 Snatch  157.5  Middle Heavyweight  Helsinki
8/24/1968 Total (3)  517.5  Middle Heavyweight  Helsinki
8/24/1968 Total (3)  522.5  Middle Heavyweight  Helsinki
10/18/1968 Snatch  158  Middle Heavyweight  Mexico City
3/9/1969 Snatch  158.5  Middle Heavyweight  Riihimaki
3/9/1969 Press  176.5  Middle Heavyweight  Riihimaki
5/18/1969 Snatch  160.5  Middle Heavyweight  Pori
5/18/1969 Press  177.5  Middle Heavyweight  Pori
5/18/1969 Total (3)  527.5  Middle Heavyweight  Pori
10/26/1969 Press  180  Middle Heavyweight  Lahti
10/26/1969 Total (3)  530  Middle Heavyweight  Lahti
11/15/1969 Snatch  161  Middle Heavyweight  Kiruna
11/27/1972 Snatch  155.5  Light Heavyweight  Pori
1968* Total (3)    Middle Heavyweight  Pori
1971* Snatch  155  Light Heavyweight  Pori
 

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