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Gor Minasyan (weightlifter)

Gor Minasyan (Armenian: Գոռ Մինասյան; born 25 October 1994) is an Armenian weightlifter.

Gor Minasyan
Гор Минасян.jpg
Personal information
Born (1994-10-25) October 25, 1994 (age 23)
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 144 kg (317 lb)
Sport
Country  Armenia
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) +105 kg
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Snatch: 211 kg (2017)
  • Clean and jerk: 241 kg (2016)
  • Total: 451 kg (2016)

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CareerEdit

He is the current youth world record holder for the snatch in the +94 kg division. Minasyan won a silver medal at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics.[1]

Minasyan was banned for 2 years in 2013 after testing positive for norandrosterone.[2]

He won a silver medal at the 2015 World Weightlifting Championships, a bronze medal at the 2016 European Weightlifting Championships and a silver medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[3][4]

Major resultsEdit

Year Venue Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total Rank
1 2 3 Rank 1 2 3 Rank
Olympic Games
2016   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil +105 kg 200 207 210 3 236 241 241 5 451  
World Championships
2015   Houston, United States +105 kg 195 201 203   234 240 240 8 437  
European Championships
2016   Førde, Norway +105 kg 195 200 205   231 231 237 4 442  
2017   Split, Croatia +105 kg 200 205 211   235 240 240 5 446  
World Junior Championships
2011   Penang, Malaysia +105 kg 170 175 178   200 206 208 5 384 4
2012   Antigua, Guatemala +105 kg 180 186 190   220 227 230   417  
2013   Lima, Peru +105 kg 177 183 187 -- 206 213 220 -- -- DSQ
Youth Olympic Games
2010   Singapore, Singapore +94 kg 155 155 160 1 190 190 195 2 350  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Samvel Khachatryan: Gor Minasyan has won Armenia's first silver medal of Olympic Games since 1996". PanArmenian.Net. Retrieved 5 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Sanctioned Athletes / Athlete Support Personnel". iwf.net. International Weightlifting Federation. Retrieved 8 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Lasha Talakhadze Wins Gold, Behdad Salimi Bombs Out After World Record Snatch". BarBend.com. 2016-08-16. Retrieved 2016-08-17. 
  4. ^ "MINASYAN Gor". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-08-15. Retrieved 2016-08-17. 

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