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WALDEMAR BASZANOWSKI 

:: Born in 1935 Died in 2011
:: Country: Poland
:: Summer Olympics and World Championships Medals:
   Gold (5), Silver (5),
:: Weight Classes Competed in:
   Lightweight (67.5KG), Middleweight (75KG),
:: World Records: 24
:: More Info:
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Olympic Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1964 Lightweight 1 132.5+135+165 = 432.5
1968 Lightweight 1 135+135+165 = 437.5

World Championships: Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1961 Lightweight 1 120+122.5+160= 402.5
1962 Lightweight 2 125+127.5+160= 412.5
1963 Lightweight 2 125+125+160= 410
1964 Lightweight 1 132.5+135+165= 432.5
1965 Lightweight 1 130+130+167.5= 427.5
1966 Middleweight 2 135+137.5+175= 447.5
1968 Lightweight 1 135+135+165= 437.5
1969 Lightweight 1 140+135+170= 445
1970 Lightweight 2 137.5+135+165= 437.5
1971 Lightweight 2 140+130+165= 435

European Championships: Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1961 Lightweight 1 120+122.5+160= 402.5
1962 Lightweight 2 125+127.5+160= 412.5
1963 Lightweight 2 125+125+160= 410
1965 Lightweight 1 130+132.5+162.5= 425
1966 Middleweight 2 135+137.5+175= 447.5
1968 Lightweight 1 135+130+160= 425
1969 Lightweight 1 140+135+170= 445
1970 Lightweight 2 140+130+162.5= 432.5
1971 Lightweight 1 145+137.5+167.5= 450
 

World Records Counter: 24 records

Press Snatch Jerk Total2 Total3
0 8 7 0 9

World Records by Waldemar Baszanowski

Date Lift Type Result Weight Class Location
7/29/1961 Snatch  128.5  Lightweight  London
3/17/1962 Snatch  130.5  Lightweight  Moscow
10/19/1963 Clean and Jerk  163  Lightweight  Kanagawa
6/26/1964 Snatch  132.5  Lightweight  Bialystok
6/26/1964 Clean and Jerk  165  Lightweight  Bialystok
6/26/1964 Total (3)  422.5  Lightweight  Bialystok
6/26/1964 Total (3)  427.5  Lightweight  Bialystok
6/26/1964 Total (3)  430  Lightweight  Bialystok
9/28/1964 Clean and Jerk  168  Lightweight  Gdansk
10/13/1964 Total (3)  432.5  Lightweight  Tokyo
12/11/1965 Snatch  134  Lightweight  Szopienice
5/6/1967 Snatch  135  Lightweight  Warszawa
10/17/1967 Snatch  135.5  Lightweight  Mexico City
10/17/1967 Clean and Jerk  170  Lightweight  Mexico City
10/17/1967 Total (3)  440  Lightweight  Mexico-City
1969 Total (3)  445  Lightweight  -
9/23/1969 Snatch  136  Lightweight  Warszawa
9/23/1969 Clean and Jerk  170.5  Lightweight  Warszawa
9/23/1969 Total (3)  442.5  Lightweight  Warszawa
4/23/1971 Snatch  137.5  Lightweight  Lublin
4/23/1971 Clean and Jerk  172.5  Lightweight  Lublin
4/23/1971 Total (3)  447.5  Lightweight  Lublin
6/22/1971 Clean and Jerk  173  Lightweight  Sofia
6/22/1971 Total (3)  450  Lightweight  Sofia
 

Clip-0-Rama @ Lift Up: Waldemar BASZANOWSKI

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Waldemar Baszanowski In Action

Waldemar BASZANOWSKI

Note: More photos of the athlete are available in the Waldemar Baszanowski: Hall of Fame Gallery section of the Lift Up web site.

 

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