Weightlifting at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's 82.5 kg

These are the results of the Men's Light-Heavyweight Weightlifting Event (– 82.5 kg) at the 1980 Olympic Weightlifting competition in Moscow. A total of 19 men competed in this event, limited to competitors with a maximum body weight of 82.5 kilograms.

Men's 82.5 kg
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
VenueIzmailovo Sports Palace
Date26 July
Competitors19 from 17 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Yurik Vardanyan  Soviet Union
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Blagoy Blagoev  Bulgaria
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Dušan Poliačik  Czechoslovakia

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 26 July 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
    Yurik Vardanyan (URS) 81.70 165 172.5 177.5 177.5 205 215.5 222.5 222.5 400
    Blagoy Blagoev (BUL) 81.60 165 170 175 175 192.5 197.5 - 197.5 372.5
    Dušan Poliačik (TCH) 82.00 155 160 160 160 200 205 207.5 207.5 367.5
4   Jan Lisowski (POL) 81.85 150 155 155 150 197.5 205 210 205 355
5   Krasimir Drandarov (BUL) 81.95 150 155 155 155 200 205 212.5 200 355
6   Paweł Rabczewski (POL) 82.30 155 160 160 155 195 195 202.5 195 350
7   Detlef Blasche (GDR) 80.95 152.5 152.5 157.5 152.5 192.5 197.5 197.5 192.5 345
8   Juhani Avellan (FIN) 82.35 150 155 - 150 182.5 182.5 190 182.5 332.5
9   Vladimir Zrnić (YUG) 82.30 137.5 142.5 142.5 142.5 180 187.5 187.5 187.5 330
10   Stefan Jonsson (SWE) 82.35 137.5 142.5 142.5 142.5 180 185 187.5 185 327.5
11   Talal Hassoun Abdul Kader (IRQ) 81.55 137.5 142.5 145 145 177.5 182.5 182.5 177.5 322.5
12   Erling Johansen (DEN) 81.40 142.5 147.5 150 147.5 170 175 175 170 317.5
13   Stephen Pinsent (GBR) 79.50 135 135 140 135 170 175 175 170 305
14   Salem Ajjoub (SYR) 82.50 127.5 132.5 132.5 127.5 170 175 177.5 175 302.5
-   Petre Dumitru (ROM) 81.90 155 160 160 155 190 190 190 - DNF
-   Robert Kabbas (AUS) 81.60 142.5 147.5 147.5 142.5 182.5 182.5 182.5 - DNF
-   Þorsteinn Leifsson (ISL) 82.40 125 130 130 125 160 160 160 - DNF
-   Bertalan Mandzák (HUN) 81.80 155 155 155 - - - - - DNF
-   Serge Van Cottom (BEL) 81.55 132.5 132.5 132.5 - - - - - DNF

New recordsEdit

Snatch[1][3] 177.5 kg   Yurik Vardanyan (URS) WR
Clean & Jerk[1][3] 222.5 kg   Yurik Vardanyan (URS) WR
Total[1][3] 400.0 kg   Yurik Vardanyan (URS) WR

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d The Official Report of the Games of the XXII Olympiad Moscow 1980 Volume Three. PDF. p. 335. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
  2. ^ Weightlifting at the 1980 Moskva Summer Games: Men's Light-Heavyweight. Sports Reference. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
  3. ^ a b c Yurik Vardanyan, Top Olympic Lifters of the 20th Century. Lift Up. Retrieved 6 June 2015.