Michael Hennig

Michael Hennig
Personal information
Born (1955-07-14) 14 July 1955
Ebersbach, Lausitz
Height 176 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 98 kg (216 lb)
Country  East Germany
Sport Weightlifting
Weight class 100 kg
Club SC Einheit Dresden, Dresden
Team National team
Updated on 13 November 2016.

Michael Hennig (born 14 July 1955 in Ebersbach) is a East German male former weightlifter, who competed in the 100 kg category and represented East Germany at international competitions. He won the gold medal in the clean & jerk at the 1980 World Weightlifting Championships lifting 217.5 kg. He participated at the 1980 Summer Olympics.[1]


  1. "Weightlifting World Championships Seniors Statistics - 2007 World Championships - Michael Hennig" (PDF). iwf.net. p. 102-125. Retrieved 23 June 2016.

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