Weightlifting at the 1980 Summer Olympics

Weightlifting at the 1980 Summer Olympics was represented by ten events (all — men's individual), held between 20 and 30 July at the Izmailovo Sports Palace, situated alongside the Izmailovo Park (eastern part of Moscow).[1]

Venue of the competition as it appeared during the Games. RIAN photo.
Weightlifting
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
Weightlifting Moscow 1980.jpg
VenueIzmailovo Sports Palace
Dates20–30 July 1980
Competitors172 from 39 nations
← 1976
1984 →

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
52 kg
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Kanybek Osmonaliyev
  Soviet Union
Ho Bong-chol
  North Korea
Han Gyong-si
  North Korea
56 kg
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Daniel Núñez
  Cuba
Yurik Sarkisyan
  Soviet Union
Tadeusz Dembończyk
  Poland
60 kg
details
Viktor Mazin
  Soviet Union
Stefan Dimitrov
  Bulgaria
Marek Seweryn
  Poland
67.5 kg
details
Yanko Rusev
  Bulgaria
Joachim Kunz
  East Germany
Mincho Pashov
  Bulgaria
75 kg
details
Asen Zlatev
  Bulgaria
Aleksandr Pervi
  Soviet Union
Nedelcho Kolev
  Bulgaria
82.5 kg
details
Yurik Vardanyan
  Soviet Union
Blagoy Blagoev
  Bulgaria
Dušan Poliačik
  Czechoslovakia
90 kg
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Péter Baczakó
  Hungary
Rumen Aleksandrov
  Bulgaria
Frank Mantek
  East Germany
100 kg
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Ota Zaremba
  Czechoslovakia
Igor Nikitin
  Soviet Union
Alberto Blanco
  Cuba
110 kg
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Leonid Taranenko
  Soviet Union
Valentin Khristov
  Bulgaria
György Szalai
  Hungary
+110 kg
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Sultan Rakhmanov
  Soviet Union
Jürgen Heuser
  East Germany
Tadeusz Rutkowski
  Poland

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)5308
2  Bulgaria (BUL)2428
3  Cuba (CUB)1012
  Czechoslovakia (TCH)1012
  Hungary (HUN)1012
6  East Germany (GDR)0213
7  North Korea (PRK)0112
8  Poland (POL)0033
Totals (8 nations)10101030

ResultsEdit

52 kgEdit

Final
Rank
Athlete Country Snatch Cl.&J Total
1 Kanybek Osmonaliyev USSR 107.5 137.5 245.0 (OR)
2 Ho Bong Chol DPR Korea 110.0 135.0 245.0
3 Gyong Si Han DPR Korea 110.0 135.0 245.0
4 Bela Olah Hungary 110.0 135.0 245.0
5 Stefan Leletko Poland 105.0 135.0 240.0
6 Ferenc Hornyak Hungary 107.5 130.0 237.5

56 kgEdit

Final
Rank
Athlete Country Snatch Cl.&J Total
1 Daniel Núñez Cuba 125.0 150.0 275.0 (WR, OR)
2 Yurik Sarkisyan USSR 112.5 157.5 270.0 (JWR)
3 Tadeusz Dembonczyk Poland 120.0 145.0 265.0
4 Andreas Letz GDR 115.0 150.0 265.0
5 Eui Yong Yang D.P.R.Korea 112.5 150.0 262.5
6 Imre Stefanovics Hungary 115.0 145.0 260.0
 
Viktor Mazin during his gold medal performance. RIAN photo.

60 kgEdit

Final
Rank
Athlete Country Snatch Cl.&J Total
1 Viktor Mazin USSR 130.0 160.0 290.0 (OR)
2 Stefan Dimitrov Bulgaria 127.5 160.0 287.5
3 Marek Seweryn Poland 127.5 155.0 282.5
4 Antoni Pawlak Poland 120.0 155.0 275.0
5 Julio Loscos Cuba 125.0 150.0 275.0
6 Frantisek Nedved Czechoslovakia 122.5 150.0 272.5

67.5 kgEdit

Final
Rank
Athlete Country Snatch Cl.&J Total
1 Yanko Rusev Bulgaria 147.5 195.0 342.5 (WR, OR)
2 Joachim Kunz GDR 145.0 190.0 335.0
3 Mincho Pachov Bulgaria 142.5 182.5 325.0
4 Daniel Senet France 147.5 175.0 322.5
5 Gunter Ambrass GDR 140.0 180.0 320.0
6 Zbigniew Kaczmarek Poland 140.0 177.5 317.5

75 kgEdit

Final
Rank
Athlete Country Snatch Cl.&J Total
1 Asen Zlatev Bulgaria 160.0 200.0 360.0 (WR, OR)
2 Aleksandr Pervi USSR 157.5 200.0 357.5
3 Nedeltcho Kolev Bulgaria 157.5 187.5 345.0
4 Julio Echenique Cuba 145.0 182.5 327.5
5 Oragomir Ciorolan Romania 140.0 182.5 322.5
6 Tapio Kinnunen Finland 142.5 177.5 320.0

82.5 kgEdit

 
XXII Olympic Games. Winners of the weightlifting competition, 82.5 kg division. RIAN photo.
Final
Rank
Athlete Country Snatch Cl.&J Total
1 Yurik Vardanyan USSR 177.5 222.5 400.0 (WR, OR)
2 Blagoi Blagoev Bulgaria 175.0 197.5 372.5
3 Dusan Poliacik Czechoslovakia 160.0 207.5 367.5
4 Jan Lisowski Poland 150.0 205.0 355.0
5 Krasimir Drandarov Bulgaria 155.0 200.0 355.0
6 Pawel Rabczewski Poland 155.0 195.0 350.0

90 kgEdit

Final
Rank
Athlete Country Snatch Cl.&J Total
1 Peter Baczako Hungary 170.0 207.5 377.5
2 Rumen Aleksandrov Bulgaria 170.0 205.0 375.0
3 Frank Mantek GDR 165.0 205.0 370.0
4 Dalibor Řehak Czechoslovakia 165.0 200.0 365.0
5 Witold Walo Poland 160.0 200.0 360.0
6 Lubomir Sršeň Czechoslovakia 160.0 197.5 357.5
7 Vasile Groapă Romania 160.0 195.0 355.0
8 Nikolaos Iliadis Greece 150.0 195.0 345.0
9 Gary Langford Great Britain 150.0 180.0 330.0
10 Norberto Oberburger Italy 147.5 167.5 315.0
11 Luis Rosito Guatemala 132.5 175.0 322.5
12 Victor Ruiz Mexico 135.0 165.0 300.0
13 Guðmundur Helgason Iceland 135.0 160.0 295.0
- David Rigert USSR 0 - NM
- Hugo De Grauwe Belgium 0 - NM
- Sann Myint Burma 0 - NM
- Ferenc Antalovics Hungary 165.0 0 NM
- Luigi Fratangelo Australia 142.0 0 NM

100 kgEdit

Final
Rank
Athlete Country Snatch Cl.&J Total
1 Ota Zaremba Czechoslovakia 180.0 215.0 395.0 (OR)
2 Igor Nikitin USSR 177.5 215.0 392.5
3 Alberto Blanco Cuba 172.5 212.5 385.0
4 Michael Hennig GDR 165.0 217.5 382.5
5 Janos Solyomvari Hungary 175.0 205.0 380.0
6 Manfred Funke GDR 170.0 207.5 377.5

110 kgEdit

 
XXII Olympic Games. Winners of the weightlifting competition, 110 kg division. RIAN photo.
Final
Rank
Athlete Country Snatch Cl.&J Total
1 Leonid Taranenko USSR 182.5 240.0 422.5 (WR, OR)
2 Valentin Khristov Bulgaria 185.0 220.0 405.0
3 György Szalai Hungary 172.5 217.5 390.0
4 Leif Nilsson Sweden 167.5 212.5 380.0
5 Vinzenz Hortnagl Austria 170.0 202.5 372.5
6 Stefan Tasnadi Romania 165.0 195.0 360.0

+110 kgEdit

Final
Rank
Athlete Country Snatch Cl.&J Total
1 Sultan Rakhmanov USSR 195.0 245.0 440.0
2 Jurgen Heuser GDR 182.5 227.5 410.0
3 Tadeusz Rutkowski Poland 180.0 227.5 407.5
4 Rudolf Strejcek Czechoslovakia 182.5 220.0 402.5
5 Bohuslav Braum Czechoslovakia 180.0 217.5 397.5
6 Francisco Mendez Cuba 175.0 220.0 395.0

Remarks:

  • All weights are given in kilograms
  • WR=World Record, OR=Olympic Record, JWR=Junior World Record
  • Country names in the medal table are not given in the form they were used in the official documents of the IOC in 1980

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Weightlifting at the 1980 Moscow Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 12 January 2020.

External linksEdit