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1997 World Weightlifting Championships – Men's 70 kg

The 1997 World Weightlifting Championships were held in Chiang Mai, Thailand from December 6 to December 14. The men's competition in the 70 kg division was staged on 9 December 1997.

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MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Snatch   Zlatan Vanev (BUL) 160.0 kg   Zhan Xugang (CHN) 157.5 kg   Wan Jianhui (CHN) 155.0 kg
Clean & Jerk   Zlatan Vanev (BUL) 195.0 kg   Zhan Xugang (CHN) 195.0 kg   Kim Hak-bong (KOR) 185.0 kg
Total   Zlatan Vanev (BUL) 355.0 kg   Zhan Xugang (CHN) 352.5 kg   Wan Jianhui (CHN) 340.0 kg

RecordsEdit

Prior to this competition, the existing world records were as follows.

World Record Snatch   Wan Jianhui (CHN) 163.0 kg Yangzhou, China 9 July 1997
Clean & Jerk   Zhan Xugang (CHN) 195.0 kg Atlanta, United States 23 July 1996
Total   Zhan Xugang (CHN) 357.5 kg Atlanta, United States 23 July 1996

ResultsEdit

Rank Athlete Body weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total
1 2 3 Rank 1 2 3 Rank
    Zlatan Vanev (BUL) 69.70 152.5 157.5 160.0   187.5 192.5 195.0   355.0
    Zhan Xugang (CHN) 69.95 155.0 155.0 157.5   190.0 195.5 197.5   352.5
    Wan Jianhui (CHN) 69.65 152.5 155.0 157.5   185.0 187.5 187.5 4 340.0
4   Ergün Batmaz (TUR) 69.85 150.0 155.0 155.0 4 180.0 187.5 6 330.0
5   Kim Hak-bong (KOR) 69.35 135.0 135.0 140.0 10 180.0 185.0 190.0   320.0
6   Werner Höller (AUT) 68.35 140.0 140.0 145.0 5 165.0 170.0 170.0 11 315.0
7   Yasin Arslan (TUR) 69.10 135.0 140.0 142.5 6 165.0 170.0 172.5 12 312.5
8   Rudolf Lukáč (SVK) 69.50 135.0 140.0 142.5 7 172.5 177.5 177.5 9 312.5
9   Adrián Popa (HUN) 69.75 135.0 140.0 140.0 12 177.5 182.5 182.5 7 312.5
10   François Demeure (BEL) 69.50 137.5 137.5 142.5 8 170.0 172.5 10 310.0
11   Ahmed Samir (EGY) 69.45 127.5 132.5 132.5 13 165.0 170.0 175.0 8 302.5
12   Alexander Ignatovski (ISR) 69.55 130.0 135.0 137.5 9 155.0 162.5 165.0 13 300.0
13   Armenak Takhmazian (DEN) 69.50 130.0 135.0 140.0 11 152.5 160.0 160.0 16 287.5
14   Sébastien Groulx (CAN) 67.90 120.0 125.0 125.0 15 155.0 160.0 160.0 14 275.0
15   Duncan Van Rooyen (AUS) 69.20 120.0 125.0 125.0 16 150.0 155.0 155.0 15 275.0
16   Dionisio Rozalina (NED) 69.15 112.5 117.5 122.5 17 145.0 150.0 155.0 17 267.5
17   Redjean Clerc (SUI) 69.95 117.5 122.5 122.5 18 145.0 150.0 152.5 19 267.5
  Hsu Ying-hsi (TPE) 70.00 115.0 122.5 125.0 14 152.5 152.5 152.5
  Serghei Cretu (MDA) 69.75 140.0 140.0 140.0 170.0 175.0 180.0 5
  Aekarat Sukhumalchan (THA) 69.85 120.0 120.0 120.0 150.0 160.0 160.0 18
  Abdelmanaame Yahiaoui (ALG) 68.35 135.0 135.0 135.0
DQ   Kim Myong-nam (PRK) 69.70 155.0 157.5 157.5 185.0 185.0

New recordsEdit

Clean & Jerk 195.5 kg   Zhan Xugang (CHN) WR

ReferencesEdit