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Weightlifting at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's 67.5 kg

These are the results of the Men's Lightweight Weightlifting Event (– 67.5 kg) at the 1980 Olympic Weightlifting competition in Moscow. A total of 20 men competed in this event, limited to competitors with a maximum body weight of 67.5 kilograms.

Men's 67.5 kg
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
VenueIzmailovo Sports Palace
Date23 July
Competitors20 from 17 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Yanko Rusev  Bulgaria
2nd, silver medalist(s) Joachim Kunz  East Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Mincho Pashov  Bulgaria

Each weightlifter had three attempts for both the snatch and clean and jerk lifting methods. The total of the best successful lift of each method was used to determine the final rankings and medal winners. Competition took place on July 23 in the Izmailovo Sports Palace.[1][2]

ResultsEdit

Rank Name Body weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total (kg)
1 2 3 Result 1 2 3 Result
    Yanko Rusev (BUL) 66.90 142.5 147.5 150 147.5 185 190 195 195 342.5
    Joachim Kunz (GDR) 67.30 145 150 150 145 185 190 195 190 335
    Mincho Pashov (BUL) 67.10 135 140 142.5 142.5 177.5 182.5 190 182.5 325
4   Daniel Senet (FRA) 67.30 140 145 147.5 147.5 170 175 180 175 322.5
5   Günter Ambraß (GDR) 66.85 135 135 140 140 175 180 185 180 320
6   Zbigniew Kaczmarek (POL) 67.15 135 140 142.5 140 177.5 177.5 182.5 177.5 317.5
7   Raúl González (CUB) 67.25 140 145 147.5 145 172.5 177.5 177.5 172.5 317.5
8   Virgil Dociu (ROU) 67.10 135 140 142.5 140 170 170 175 170 310
9   Dušan Drška (TCH) 67.00 130 130 - 130 160 175 175 160 290
10   Juhani Salakka (FIN) 66.65 125 130 130 130 152.5 157.5 157.5 152.5 282.5
11   Basilios Stellios (AUS) 67.35 122.5 122.5 127.5 122.5 155 160 165 160 282.5
12   Nicolas Lasorsa (FRA) 67.00 125 130 130 125 155 155 160 155 280
13   Li Gwang-Ju (PRK) 67.35 125 130 130 125 155 155 157.5 155 280
14   Leo Isaac (GBR) 67.50 117.5 122.5 122.5 117.5 157.5 165 165 157.5 275
15   Pavlos Lespouridis (GRE) 66.80 120 125 125 120 145 145 150 150 270
16   Walter Legel (AUT) 66.95 120 125 125 120 150 155 155 150 270
17   Mohammed Yaseen Mohammed (IRQ) 67.40 120 125 125 120 145 155 155 145 270
18   Alan Winterbourne (GBR) 67.35 117.5 117.5 117.5 117.5 150 160 160 150 267.5
19   Andrés Santoyo (MEX) 59.60 115 115 120 115 145 155 155 145 260
20   Sergio De Luca (SMR) 56.00 105 110 112.5 110 137.5 142.5 145 145 255

New recordsEdit

Snatch[1] 147.5 kg   Yanko Rusev (BUL) OR
Snatch[1] 147.5 kg   Daniel Senet (FRA) OR
Clean & Jerk[1][3] 195 kg   Yanko Rusev (BUL) WR
Total[1][3] 342.5 kg   Yanko Rusev (BUL) WR

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e The Official Report of the Games of the XXII Olympiad Moscow 1980 Volume Three. PDF. p. 333. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
  2. ^ Weightlifting at the 1980 Moskva Summer Games: Men's Lightweight. Sports Reference. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
  3. ^ a b Yanko Rusev. Top Olympic Lifters of the 20th Century. Lift Up. Retrieved 4 June 2015.