1981 European Weightlifting Championships

The 1981 European Weightlifting Championships were held in Lille, France from September 13 to September 20, 1981. This was the 60th edition of the event. There were 149 men in action from 25 nations. This tournament was a part of 1981 World Weightlifting Championships.

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
52 kg
Snatch Kanybek Osmonaliyev
  Soviet Union
110.0 kg Jacek Gutowski
  Poland
110.0 kg Bela Olah
  Hungary
105.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Kanybek Osmonaliyev
  Soviet Union
137.5 kg Jacek Gutowski
  Poland
130.0 kg Bela Olah
  Hungary
130.0 kg
Total Kanybek Osmonaliyev
  Soviet Union
247.5 kg Jacek Gutowski
  Poland
240.0 kg Bela Olah
  Hungary
235.0 kg
56 kg
Snatch Andreas Letz
  East Germany
120.0 kg Anton Kodzhabashev
  Bulgaria
117.5 kg Nikolay Zakharov
  Soviet Union
117.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Anton Kodzhabashev
  Bulgaria
155.0 kg Andreas Letz
  East Germany
152.5 kg Nikolay Zakharov
  Soviet Union
147.5 kg
Total Anton Kodzhabashev
  Bulgaria
272.5 kg Andreas Letz
  East Germany
272.5 kg Nikolay Zakharov
  Soviet Union
265.0 kg
60 kg
Snatch Beloslav Manolov
  Bulgaria
132.5 kg Yurik Sarkisyan
  Soviet Union
130.0 kg Wiesław Pawluk
  Poland
127.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Beloslav Manolov
  Bulgaria
170.0 kg
WR
Yurik Sarkisyan
  Soviet Union
165.0 kg Andreas Behm
  East Germany
157.5 kg
Total Beloslav Manolov
  Bulgaria
302.5 kg
WR
Yurik Sarkisyan
  Soviet Union
295.0 kg Andreas Behm
  East Germany
282.5 kg
67.5 kg
Snatch Daniel Senet
  France
150.0 kg Joachim Kunz
  East Germany
150.0 kg Mincho Pashov
  Bulgaria
147.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Joachim Kunz
  East Germany
190.0 kg Mincho Pashov
  Bulgaria
182.5 kg Karl-Heinz Radschinsky
  West Germany
175.0 kg
Total Joachim Kunz
  East Germany
340.0 kg Mincho Pashov
  Bulgaria
330.0 kg Daniel Senet
  France
320.0 kg
75 kg
Snatch Yanko Rusev
  Bulgaria
157.5 kg Aleksandr Pervy
  Soviet Union
155.0 kg Jürgen Negwer
  West Germany
150.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Yanko Rusev
  Bulgaria
202.5 kg Aleksandr Pervy
  Soviet Union
202.5 kg Hermann Kubenka
  East Germany
190.0 kg
Total Yanko Rusev
  Bulgaria
360.0 kg
WR
Aleksandr Pervy
  Soviet Union
357.5 kg Jürgen Negwer
  West Germany
340.0 kg
82.5 kg
Snatch Yurik Vardanyan
  Soviet Union
170.0 kg Asen Zlatev
  Bulgaria
170.0 kg Janusz Alchimowicz
  Poland
160.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Yurik Vardanyan
  Soviet Union
222.5 kg Dušan Poliačik
  Czechoslovakia
210.0 kg Asen Zlatev
  Bulgaria
202.5 kg
Total Yurik Vardanyan
  Soviet Union
392.5 kg Asen Zlatev
  Bulgaria
372.5 kg Dušan Poliačik
  Czechoslovakia
367.5 kg
90 kg
Snatch Blagoy Blagoev
  Bulgaria
185.0 kg
WR
Yury Zakharevich
  Soviet Union
180.0 kg Andrzej Piotrowski
  Poland
167.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Blagoy Blagoev
  Bulgaria
220.0 kg Yury Zakharevich
  Soviet Union
217.5 kg Lubomir Usherov
  Bulgaria
212.5 kg
Total Blagoy Blagoev
  Bulgaria
405.0 kg
WR
Yury Zakharevich
  Soviet Union
397.5 kg Lubomir Usherov
  Bulgaria
380.0 kg
100 kg
Snatch Viktor Sots
  Soviet Union
182.5 kg András Hlavati
  Hungary
177.5 kg Bruno Matykiewicz
  Czechoslovakia
175.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Viktor Sots
  Soviet Union
225.0 kg Veselin Osikovski
  Bulgaria
217.5 kg Bruno Matykiewicz
  Czechoslovakia
217.5 kg
Total Viktor Sots
  Soviet Union
407.5 kg Bruno Matykiewicz
  Czechoslovakia
392.5 kg Veselin Osikovski
  Bulgaria
387.5 kg
110 kg
Snatch Vyacheslav Klokov
  Soviet Union
185.0 kg Valery Kravchuk
  Soviet Union
180.0 kg Plamen Asparukhov
  Bulgaria
180.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Valery Kravchuk
  Soviet Union
235.0 kg Anton Baraniak
  Czechoslovakia
227.5 kg Plamen Asparukhov
  Bulgaria
225.0 kg
Total Valery Kravchuk
  Soviet Union
415.0 kg Vyacheslav Klokov
  Soviet Union
410.0 kg Plamen Asparukhov
  Bulgaria
405.0 kg
+110 kg
Snatch Anatoly Pisarenko
  Soviet Union
187.5 kg Rudolf Strejček
  Czechoslovakia
187.5 kg Antonio Krastev
  Bulgaria
185.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Anatoly Pisarenko
  Soviet Union
237.5 kg Senno Salzwedel
  East Germany
237.5 kg Tadeusz Rutkowski
  Poland
232.5 kg
Total Anatoly Pisarenko
  Soviet Union
425.0 kg Senno Salzwedel
  East Germany
417.5 kg Tadeusz Rutkowski
  Poland
415.0 kg

Medal tableEdit

Ranking by Big (Total result) medals

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)54110
2  Bulgaria (BUL)4239
3  East Germany (GDR)1214
4  Czechoslovakia (TCH)0112
  Poland (POL)0112
6  France (FRA)0011
  Hungary (HUN)0011
  West Germany (FRG)0011
Totals (8 nations)10101030

ReferencesEdit