1980 World Weightlifting Championships

The 1980 Men's World Weightlifting Championships were held in Moscow, Soviet Union from July 20 to July 30, 1980. There were 173 men in action from 40 nations.

This tournament was a part of 1980 Summer Olympics but counted as World Weightlifting Championships too. Only total medals counted for Olympic Games while Snatch and Clean & Jerk medals counts for World Weightlifting Championships.

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
52 kg
Snatch Ho Bong-chol
  North Korea
110.0 kg Han Gyong-si
  North Korea
110.0 kg Béla Oláh
  Hungary
110.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Kanybek Osmonaliyev
  Soviet Union
137.5 kg Stefan Leletko
  Poland
135.0 kg Ho Bong-chol
  North Korea
135.0 kg
Total Kanybek Osmonaliyev
  Soviet Union
245.0 kg Ho Bong-chol
  North Korea
245.0 kg Han Gyong-si
  North Korea
245.0 kg
56 kg
Snatch Daniel Núñez
  Cuba
125.0 kg
WR
Tadeusz Dembończyk
  Poland
120.0 kg Imre Stefanovics
  Hungary
115.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Yurik Sarkisyan
  Soviet Union
157.5 kg
WR
Andreas Letz
  East Germany
150.0 kg Daniel Núñez
  Cuba
150.0 kg
Total Daniel Núñez
  Cuba
275.0 kg
WR
Yurik Sarkisyan
  Soviet Union
270.0 kg Tadeusz Dembończyk
  Poland
265.0 kg
60 kg
Snatch Viktor Mazin
  Soviet Union
130.0 kg Stefan Dimitrov
  Bulgaria
127.5 kg Marek Seweryn
  Poland
127.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Stefan Dimitrov
  Bulgaria
160.0 kg Viktor Mazin
  Soviet Union
160.0 kg Marek Seweryn
  Poland
155.0 kg
Total Viktor Mazin
  Soviet Union
290.0 kg Stefan Dimitrov
  Bulgaria
287.5 kg Marek Seweryn
  Poland
282.5 kg
67.5 kg
Snatch Yanko Rusev
  Bulgaria
147.5 kg Daniel Senet
  France
147.5 kg Joachim Kunz
  East Germany
145.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Yanko Rusev
  Bulgaria
195.0 kg
WR
Joachim Kunz
  East Germany
190.0 kg Mincho Pashov
  Bulgaria
182.5 kg
Total Yanko Rusev
  Bulgaria
342.5 kg
WR
Joachim Kunz
  East Germany
335.0 kg Mincho Pashov
  Bulgaria
325.0 kg
75 kg
Snatch Asen Zlatev
  Bulgaria
160.0 kg Nedelcho Kolev
  Bulgaria
157.5 kg Aleksandr Pervy
  Soviet Union
157.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Aleksandr Pervy
  Soviet Union
200.0 kg Asen Zlatev
  Bulgaria
200.0 kg Nedelcho Kolev
  Bulgaria
187.5 kg
Total Asen Zlatev
  Bulgaria
360.0 kg
WR
Aleksandr Pervy
  Soviet Union
357.5 kg Nedelcho Kolev
  Bulgaria
345.0 kg
82.5 kg
Snatch Yurik Vardanyan
  Soviet Union
177.5 kg
WR
Blagoy Blagoev
  Bulgaria
175.0 kg Dušan Poliačik
  Czechoslovakia
160.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Yurik Vardanyan
  Soviet Union
222.5 kg
WR
Dušan Poliačik
  Czechoslovakia
207.5 kg Jan Lisowski
  Poland
205.0 kg
Total Yurik Vardanyan
  Soviet Union
400.0 kg
WR
Blagoy Blagoev
  Bulgaria
372.5 kg Dušan Poliačik
  Czechoslovakia
367.5 kg
90 kg
Snatch Péter Baczakó
  Hungary
170.0 kg Rumen Aleksandrov
  Bulgaria
170.0 kg Frank Mantek
  East Germany
165.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Péter Baczakó
  Hungary
207.5 kg Frank Mantek
  East Germany
205.0 kg Rumen Aleksandrov
  Bulgaria
205.0 kg
Total Péter Baczakó
  Hungary
377.5 kg Rumen Aleksandrov
  Bulgaria
375.0 kg Frank Mantek
  East Germany
370.0 kg
100 kg
Snatch Ota Zaremba
  Czechoslovakia
180.0 kg Igor Nikitin
  Soviet Union
177.5 kg János Sólyomvári
  Hungary
175.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Michael Hennig
  East Germany
217.5 kg Ota Zaremba
  Czechoslovakia
215.0 kg Igor Nikitin
  Soviet Union
215.0 kg
Total Ota Zaremba
  Czechoslovakia
395.0 kg Igor Nikitin
  Soviet Union
392.5 kg Alberto Blanco
  Cuba
385.0 kg
110 kg
Snatch Valentin Hristov
  Bulgaria
185.0 kg Leonid Taranenko
  Soviet Union
182.5 kg György Szalai
  Hungary
172.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Leonid Taranenko
  Soviet Union
240.0 kg
WR
Valentin Hristov
  Bulgaria
220.0 kg György Szalai
  Hungary
217.5 kg
Total Leonid Taranenko
  Soviet Union
422.5 kg
WR
Valentin Hristov
  Bulgaria
405.0 kg György Szalai
  Hungary
390.0 kg
+110 kg
Snatch Sultan Rakhmanov
  Soviet Union
195.0 kg Rudolf Strejček
  Czechoslovakia
182.5 kg Jürgen Heuser
  East Germany
182.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Sultan Rakhmanov
  Soviet Union
245.0 kg Tadeusz Rutkowski
  Poland
227.5 kg Jürgen Heuser
  East Germany
227.5 kg
Total Sultan Rakhmanov
  Soviet Union
440.0 kg Jürgen Heuser
  East Germany
410.0 kg Tadeusz Rutkowski
  Poland
407.5 kg

Medal tableEdit

Ranking by Big (Total result) medals

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union5308
2  Bulgaria2428
3  Cuba1012
  Czechoslovakia1012
  Hungary1012
6  East Germany0213
7  North Korea0112
8  Poland0033
Totals (8 nations)10101030

Ranking by all medals: Big (Total result) and Small (Snatch and Clean & Jerk)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union146222
2  Bulgaria710522
3  Hungary3069
4  Czechoslovakia2327
5  Cuba2024
6  East Germany15511
7  North Korea1225
8  Poland0369
9  France0101
Totals (9 nations)30303090

See alsoEdit

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