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Weightlifting at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's 75 kg

These are the results of the Men's Middleweight Weightlifting Event (– 75 kg) at the 1980 Olympic Weightlifting competition in Moscow. A total of 16 men competed in this event, limited to competitors with a maximum body weight of 75 kilograms.

Men's 75 kg
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
VenueIzmailovo Sports Palace
Date24 July
Competitors16 from 14 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Asen Zlatev  Bulgaria
2nd, silver medalist(s) Aleksandr Pervi  Soviet Union
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Nedelcho Kolev  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 24 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
    Asen Zlatev (BUL) 74.65 155 160 162.5 160 190 200 205 200 360
    Aleksandr Pervi (URS) 74.20 152.5 157.5 157.5 157.5 190 200 205 200 357.5
    Nedelcho Kolev (BUL) 73.90 152.5 157.5 162.5 157.5 187.5 195 197.5 187.5 345
4   Julio Echenique (CUB) 73.35 145 150 150 145 182.5 187.5 187.5 182.5 327.5
5   Dragomir Ciorolan (ROU) 74.65 140 145 145 140 182.5 190 190 182.5 322.5
6   Tapio Kinnunen (FIN) 74.10 142.5 147.5 147.5 142.5 172.5 177.5 180 177.5 320
7   Bertil Sollevi (SWE) 74.75 130 135 137.5 137.5 172.5 177.5 177.5 172.5 310
8   Newton Burrowes (GBR) 74.85 130 135 135 130 167.5 172.5 172.5 172.5 302.5
9   Rogelio Weatherbee (MEX) 74.85 130 135 135 135 160 165 170 165 300
10   Vincenzo Pedicone (ITA) 73.70 130 130 135 130 160 165 167.5 165 295
11   Kevin Kennedy (GBR) 74.00 130 140 140 130 160 165 165 160 295
12   Dušan Mirković (YUG) 74.45 127.5 132.5 132.5 127.5 162.5 170 170 162.5 290
13   Damdinsürengiin Boldbayar (MGL) 73.90 127.5 127.5 127.5 127.5 155 162.5 162.5 155 282.5
14   Sampson Cosmas (NGR) 74.80 110 115 117.5 115 140 140 145 140 255
-   Günter Schliwka (GDR) 73.50 145 150 150 150 187.5 187.5 187.5 - DNF
-   Mohamed Tarabulsi (LIB) 74.75 142.5 142.5 142.5 - - - - - DNF

New recordsEdit

Snatch[1] 160.0 kg   Asen Zlatev (BUL) OR
Clean & Jerk[1][3] 200.0 kg   Aleksandr Pervi (URS) WR
Clean & Jerk[1][3] 205.0 kg   Aleksandr Pervi (URS) WR
Clean & Jerk[1][4] 205.5 kg   Asen Zlatev (BUL) WR
Total[1][3] 357.5 kg   Aleksandr Pervi (URS) WR
Total[1][4] 360.0 kg   Asen Zlatev (BUL) WR

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g The Official Report of the Games of the XXII Olympiad Moscow 1980 Volume Three. PDF. p. 334. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
  2. ^ Weightlifting at the 1980 Moskva Summer Games: Men's Middleweight. Sports Reference. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
  3. ^ a b c Aleksandr Pervy. Top Olympic Lifters of the 20th Century. Lift Up. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
  4. ^ a b Asen Zlatev. Top Olympic Lifters of the 20th Century. Lift Up. Retrieved 4 June 2015.