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:: Born in 1942 Died in 2006
:: Country: United States
:: Summer Olympics and World Championships Medals:
   Bronze (1), Gold (1), Gold (1),
:: Weight Classes Competed in:
   Middleweight (75KG),
:: World Records: 4
:: More Info:
RUSSEL KNIPP › Olympic Medals and Results
RUSSEL KNIPP › World Championships Medals and Results
RUSSEL KNIPP › Major Lifting Tournaments
RUSSEL KNIPP › World Records
RUSSEL KNIPP › Video Footage
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Olympic Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1968 Middleweight 4 147.5+122.5+167.5 = 437.5
1972 Middleweight 8 160+127.5+170 = 457.5

World Championships: Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1968 Middleweight 4 147.5+122.5+167.5= 437.5
1972 Middleweight 8 160+127.5+170= 457.5

Pan American Games: Medals and Results

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1967 Middleweight 1
1971 Middleweight 1

Other Tournaments

Date Tournament Host Weight Rank Results (kg)
10/18/1967 1967 Little Olympics Mexico City, Mexico Middleweight 3 152.5+125+167.5= 445

World Records Counter: 4 records

Press Snatch Jerk Total2 Total3
4 0 0 0 0

World Records by Russel Knipp

Date Lift Type Result Weight Class Location
  Note: * Unofficial world records
7/23/1966 Press  152.5  Middleweight  York
10/25/1966 Press  153  Middleweight  Paris
7/30/1967 Press  157  Middleweight  Winnipeg
12/9/1967 Press  158.5  Middleweight  New York
1966* Press  150.5  Middleweight  York

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