1981 World Weightlifting Championships

The 1981 Men's World Weightlifting Championships were held in Lille, France from September 13 to September 20, 1981. There were 194 men in action from 35 nations.

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
52 kg
Snatch Kanybek Osmonaliyev
  Soviet Union
110.0 kg Jacek Gutowski
  Poland
110.0 kg Kazushito Manabe
  Japan
107.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Kanybek Osmonaliyev
  Soviet Union
137.5 kg Ho Bong-chol
  North Korea
132.5 kg Kazushito Manabe
  Japan
132.5 kg
Total Kanybek Osmonaliyev
  Soviet Union
247.5 kg Jacek Gutowski
  Poland
240.0 kg Kazushito Manabe
  Japan
240.0 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 Daniel Núñez
  Cuba
135.0 kg
WR
Beloslav Manolov
  Bulgaria
132.5 kg Yurik Sarkisyan
  Soviet Union
130.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Beloslav Manolov
  Bulgaria
170.0 kg
WR
Daniel Núñez
  Cuba
167.5 kg Yurik Sarkisyan
  Soviet Union
165.0 kg
Total Beloslav Manolov
  Bulgaria
302.5 kg Daniel Núñez
  Cuba
302.5 kg
WR
Yurik Sarkisyan
  Soviet Union
295.0 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 Julio Echenique
  Cuba
152.5 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 Julio Echenique
  Cuba
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 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 Union53210
2  Bulgaria4239
3  East Germany1203
4  Cuba0112
  Czechoslovakia0112
  Poland0112
7  France0011
  Japan0011
Totals (8 nations)10101030

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

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union158629
2  Bulgaria107926
3  East Germany3519
4  Cuba1225
5  France1012
6  Czechoslovakia0437
7  Poland0246
8  Hungary0101
  North Korea0101
10  Japan0033
11  West Germany0011
Totals (11 nations)30303090

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