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IMRE FOLDI 

:: Born in 1938
:: Country: Hungary
:: Summer Olympics and World Championships Medals:
   Gold (2), Silver (5), Bronze (2),
:: Weight Classes Competed in:
   Bantamweight (56KG), Featherweight (60KG),
:: World Records: 21
:: More Info:
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Olympic Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1964 Bantamweight 2 115+102.5+137.5 = 355
1968 Bantamweight 2 122.5+105+140 = 367.5
1972 Bantamweight 1 127.5+107.5+142.5 = 377.5

World Championships: Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1959 Bantamweight 3 90+85+120= 295
1961 Bantamweight 2 110+100+135= 345
1962 Bantamweight 2 110+97.5+130= 337.5
1963 Featherweight 3 120+105+140= 365
1964 Bantamweight 2 115+102.5+137.5= 355
1965 Bantamweight 1 117.5+105+137.5= 360
1966 Bantamweight 2 122.5+105+132.5= 360
1968 Bantamweight 2 122.5+105+140= 367.5
1972 Bantamweight 1 127.5+107.5+142.5= 377.5

European Championships: Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1959 Bantamweight 3 90+85+120= 295
1960 Bantamweight 2 95+90+125= 310
1961 Bantamweight 2 110+100+135= 345
1962 Bantamweight 1 110+97.5+130= 337.5
1963 Featherweight 1 120+105+140= 365
1964 Featherweight 3 115+105+140= 360
1965 Bantamweight 2 120+97.5+130= 347.5
1966 Bantamweight 2 122.5+105+132.5= 360
1968 Bantamweight 1 117.5+97.5+135= 350
1970 Bantamweight 1 127.5+105+140= 372.5
1971 Bantamweight 1 125+105+137.5= 367.5
 

World Records Counter: 21 records

Press Snatch Jerk Total2 Total3
15 0 0 0 6

World Records by Imre Foldi

Date Lift Type Result Weight Class Location
11/11/1961 Press  115  Bantamweight  Budapest
5/6/1962 Press  123.5  Featherweight  Tatabanya
6/16/1962 Press  124  Featherweight  Budapest
1/19/1963 Press  125  Featherweight  Kanagawa
11/24/1963 Press  125.5  Featherweight  Budapest
1964 Press  127  Featherweight  Budapest
10/11/1964 Total (3)  355  Bantamweight  Tokyo
1965 Press  127.5  Featherweight  Budapest
1965 Press  128  Featherweight  Budapest
9/11/1965 Total (3)  362.5  Bantamweight  Budapest
11/6/1965 Total (3)  365  Bantamweight  Budapest
1966 Press  128.5  Featherweight  Vienna
1966 Press  130.5  Featherweight  Tatabanya
4/19/1968 Press  124  Bantamweight  Dnepropetrovsk
6/21/1969 Press  125  Bantamweight  Budapest
11/30/1969 Total (3)  370  Bantamweight  Budapest
1970 Press  131.5  Featherweight  Budapest
6/21/1970 Total (3)  372.5  Bantamweight  Szombathely
1971 Press  137  Featherweight  Budapest
1972 Press  137.5  Featherweight  Ulm
8/28/1972 Total (3)  377.5  Bantamweight  Munich
 

Clip-0-Rama @ Lift Up: Imre FOLDI

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Imre Foldi In Action

Imre FOLDI

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

 

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