1987 World Weightlifting Championships

The following is the final results of the 1987 World Weightlifting Championships. The men's competition was held in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia and the women's competition was held in Daytona Beach, Florida, United States. The women's competition was the first women’s world championship in weightlifting.[1][2]

Medal summaryEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
52 kg
Snatch Sevdalin Marinov
  Bulgaria
115.0 kg He Zhuoqiang
  China
112.5 kg Jacek Gutowski
  Poland
112.5 kg
Clean & Jerk He Zhuoqiang
  China
147.5 kg Sevdalin Marinov
  Bulgaria
147.5 kg Chun Byung-kwan
  South Korea
135.0 kg
Total Sevdalin Marinov
  Bulgaria
262.5 kg He Zhuoqiang
  China
260.0 kg Jacek Gutowski
  Poland
247.5 kg
56 kg
Snatch Liu Shoubin
  China
130.0 kg Neno Terziyski
  Bulgaria
125.0 kg Ri Jae-son
  North Korea
120.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Neno Terziyski
  Bulgaria
162.5 kg He Yingqiang
  China
160.0 kg Liu Shoubin
  China
145.0 kg
Total Neno Terziyski
  Bulgaria
287.5 kg Liu Shoubin
  China
275.0 kg Ri Jae-son
  North Korea
265.0 kg
60 kg
Snatch Stefan Topurov
  Bulgaria
140.0 kg Yurik Sarkisyan
  Soviet Union
137.5 kg Oksen Mirzoyan
  Soviet Union
135.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Stefan Topurov
  Bulgaria
175.0 kg Oksen Mirzoyan
  Soviet Union
170.0 kg Yurik Sarkisyan
  Soviet Union
170.0 kg
Total Stefan Topurov
  Bulgaria
315.0 kg Yurik Sarkisyan
  Soviet Union
307.5 kg Oksen Mirzoyan
  Soviet Union
305.0 kg
67.5 kg
Snatch Mikhail Petrov
  Bulgaria
155.0 kg Andreas Behm
  East Germany
150.0 kg Israel Militosyan
  Soviet Union
150.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Mikhail Petrov
  Bulgaria
195.0 kg Andreas Behm
  East Germany
190.0 kg Israel Militosyan
  Soviet Union
185.0 kg
Total Mikhail Petrov
  Bulgaria
350.0 kg Andreas Behm
  East Germany
340.0 kg Israel Militosyan
  Soviet Union
335.0 kg
75 kg
Snatch Borislav Gidikov
  Bulgaria
167.5 kg Cai Yanshu
  China
162.5 kg Aleksandar Varbanov
  Bulgaria
160.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Borislav Gidikov
  Bulgaria
207.5 kg Aleksandar Varbanov
  Bulgaria
205.0 kg Andrei Socaci
  Romania
200.0 kg
Total Borislav Gidikov
  Bulgaria
375.0 kg Aleksandar Varbanov
  Bulgaria
365.0 kg Ingo Steinhöfel
  East Germany
345.0 kg
82.5 kg
Snatch László Barsi
  Hungary
180.0 kg Sergey Li
  Soviet Union
172.5 kg Asen Zlatev
  Bulgaria
170.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Sergey Li
  Soviet Union
210.0 kg László Barsi
  Hungary
210.0 kg Constantin Urdaș
  Romania
205.0 kg
Total László Barsi
  Hungary
390.0 kg Sergey Li
  Soviet Union
382.5 kg Asen Zlatev
  Bulgaria
375.0 kg
90 kg
Snatch Ivan Chakarov
  Bulgaria
187.5 kg Anatoly Khrapaty
  Soviet Union
185.0 kg Sławomir Zawada
  Poland
180.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Anatoly Khrapaty
  Soviet Union
232.5 kg Ivan Chakarov
  Bulgaria
225.0 kg Sergey Chernenko
  Soviet Union
220.0 kg
Total Anatoly Khrapaty
  Soviet Union
417.5 kg Ivan Chakarov
  Bulgaria
412.5 kg Sławomir Zawada
  Poland
395.0 kg
100 kg
Snatch Nicu Vlad
  Romania
192.5 kg Pavel Kuznetsov
  Soviet Union
192.5 kg Andor Szanyi
  Hungary
185.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Pavel Kuznetsov
  Soviet Union
230.0 kg Nicu Vlad
  Romania
227.5 kg Ronny Weller
  East Germany
225.0 kg
Total Pavel Kuznetsov
  Soviet Union
422.5 kg Nicu Vlad
  Romania
420.0 kg Andor Szanyi
  Hungary
407.5 kg
110 kg
Snatch Yury Zakharevich
  Soviet Union
203.0 kg
WR
József Jacsó
  Hungary
190.0 kg Anton Baraniak
  Czechoslovakia
185.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Yury Zakharevich
  Soviet Union
242.5 kg Detelin Petrov
  Bulgaria
230.0 kg Anton Baraniak
  Czechoslovakia
230.0 kg
Total Yury Zakharevich
  Soviet Union
445.0 kg József Jacsó
  Hungary
415.0 kg Anton Baraniak
  Czechoslovakia
415.0 kg
+110 kg
Snatch Antonio Krastev
  Bulgaria
216.0 kg
WR
Aleksandr Kurlovich
  Soviet Union
212.5 kg Leonid Taranenko
  Soviet Union
202.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Leonid Taranenko
  Soviet Union
265.5 kg
WR
Aleksandr Kurlovich
  Soviet Union
260.0 kg Manfred Nerlinger
  West Germany
255.0 kg
Total Aleksandr Kurlovich
  Soviet Union
472.5 kg
WR
Leonid Taranenko
  Soviet Union
467.5 kg Antonio Krastev
  Bulgaria
460.0 kg

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
44 kg
Snatch Cai Jun
  China
70.0 kg Chen Aizhen
  China
62.5 kg Sibby Harris
  United States
50.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Chen Aizhen
  China
75.0 kg Cai Jun
  China
75.0 kg Sibby Harris
  United States
65.0 kg
Total Cai Jun
  China
145.0 kg Chen Aizhen
  China
137.5 kg Sibby Harris
  United States
115.0 kg
48 kg
Snatch Huang Xiaoyu
  China
75.0 kg Robin Byrd
  United States
62.5 kg Sandra Gómez
  Spain
52.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Huang Xiaoyu
  China
95.0 kg Robin Byrd
  United States
75.0 kg Sandra Gómez
  Spain
70.0 kg
Total Huang Xiaoyu
  China
170.0 kg Robin Byrd
  United States
137.5 kg Sandra Gómez
  Spain
122.5 kg
52 kg
Snatch Yan Zhangqun
  China
67.5 kg Margarita Babadzanova
  Bulgaria
65.0 kg Rachel Silverman
  United States
55.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Yan Zhangqun
  China
90.0 kg Margarita Babadzanova
  Bulgaria
82.5 kg Rachel Silverman
  United States
77.5 kg
Total Yan Zhangqun
  China
157.5 kg Margarita Babadzanova
  Bulgaria
147.5 kg Rachel Silverman
  United States
132.5 kg
56 kg
Snatch Cui Aihong
  China
75.0 kg Won Soon-yi
  South Korea
65.0 kg Stéphanie Genna
  France
62.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Cui Aihong
  China
85.0 kg Marie Forteath
  Great Britain
80.0 kg Stéphanie Genna
  France
80.0 kg
Total Cui Aihong
  China
160.0 kg Won Soon-yi
  South Korea
145.0 kg Stéphanie Genna
  France
142.5 kg
60 kg
Snatch Zeng Xinling
  China
75.0 kg Gabriela Dimitrova
  Bulgaria
75.0 kg Ibolya Torma
  Hungary
72.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Zeng Xinling
  China
105.0 kg Ibolya Torma
  Hungary
100.0 kg Gabriela Dimitrova
  Bulgaria
92.5 kg
Total Zeng Xinling
  China
180.0 kg Ibolya Torma
  Hungary
172.5 kg Gabriela Dimitrova
  Bulgaria
167.5 kg
67.5 kg
Snatch Arlys Kovach
  United States
80.0 kg Senka Asenova
  Bulgaria
80.0 kg Gao Lijuan
  China
77.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Gao Lijuan
  China
102.5 kg Jeanette Rose
  Great Britain
100.0 kg Arlys Kovach
  United States
100.0 kg
Total Gao Lijuan
  China
180.0 kg Arlys Kovach
  United States
180.0 kg Senka Asenova
  Bulgaria
180.0 kg
75 kg
Snatch Tanya Dimitrova
  Bulgaria
92.5 kg Li Hongling
  China
90.0 kg Mária Takács
  Hungary
87.5 kg
Clean & Jerk Li Hongling
  China
120.0 kg Mária Takács
  Hungary
117.5 kg Tanya Dimitrova
  Bulgaria
102.5 kg
Total Li Hongling
  China
210.0 kg Mária Takács
  Hungary
205.0 kg Tanya Dimitrova
  Bulgaria
195.0 kg
82.5 kg
Snatch Karyn Marshall
  United States
95.0 kg Erika Takács
  Hungary
90.0 kg Milena Mileskova
  Bulgaria
90.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Karyn Marshall
  United States
125.0 kg Erika Takács
  Hungary
117.5 kg Judy Oakes
  Great Britain
112.5 kg
Total Karyn Marshall
  United States
220.0 kg Erika Takács
  Hungary
207.5 kg Milena Mileskova
  Bulgaria
202.5 kg
+82.5 kg
Snatch Han Changmei
  China
90.0 kg Becky Levi
  United States
87.5 kg Snejana Vasileva
  Bulgaria
85.0 kg
Clean & Jerk Han Changmei
  China
120.0 kg Becky Levi
  United States
110.0 kg Snejana Vasileva
  Bulgaria
100.0 kg
Total Han Changmei
  China
210.0 kg Becky Levi
  United States
197.5 kg Snejana Vasileva
  Bulgaria
185.0 kg

Medal tableEdit

Ranking by Big (Total result) medals

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  China83011
2  Bulgaria53715
3  Soviet Union4329
4  Hungary1416
5  United States1326
6  East Germany0112
7  Romania0101
  South Korea0101
9  Poland0022
10  Czechoslovakia0011
  France0011
  North Korea0011
  Spain0011
Totals (13 nations)19191957

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

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  China249235
2  Bulgaria16121442
3  Soviet Union1010828
4  United States47718
5  Hungary210416
6  Romania1225
7  East Germany0325
8  Great Britain0213
  South Korea0213
10  Poland0044
11  Czechoslovakia0033
  France0033
  Spain0033
14  North Korea0022
15  West Germany0011
Totals (15 nations)575757171

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Women In Weight Sports, Part 2: Olympic Lifting in Modern Ages". Breaking Muscle.
  2. ^ Sports: The Complete Visual Reference. Québec Amerique. 2005. pp. 70–. ISBN 978-2-7644-0897-1.

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