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Weightlifting at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's 60 kg

The men's 60 kg weightlifting event was one of the events at the weightlifting competition of the 1988 Summer Olympics, limiting competitors to a maximum of 60 kilograms of body mass. The competition took place on September 20, and participants were divided in two groups.

Men's 60 kg
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
VenueOlympic Weightlifting Gymnasium
Date20 September
Competitors17 from 14 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Naim Süleymanoğlu  Turkey
2nd, silver medalist(s) Stefan Topurov  Bulgaria
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ye Huanming  China
← 1984
1992 →

Each lifter performed in both the snatch and clean and jerk lifts, with the final score being the sum of the lifter's best result in each. The athlete received three attempts in each of the two lifts; the score for the lift was the heaviest weight successfully lifted.

Naim Süleymanoğlu, who previously competed for Bulgaria under the name Naum Shalamanov, competed for the first time in the Olympics as a Turkish citizen after Bulgarian government received over a million US dollars to allow him compete.[1]

ResultsEdit

Rank Athlete Group Body weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total
1 2 3 Result 1 2 3 Result
    Naim Süleymanoğlu (TUR) A 59.70 145 150.5 152.5 152.5 175 188.5 190 190 342.5 WR,OR
    Stefan Topurov (BUL) A 59.70 137.5 142.5 142.5 137.5 165 175 175 312.5
    Ye Huanming (CHN) A 59.70 127.5 132.5 132.5 127.5 155 160 162.5 160 287.5
4   Min Joon-ki (KOR) A 59.60 120 125 127.5 125 155 160 162.5 155 280
5   Yosuke Muraki (JPN) A 59.30 120 125 127.5 127.5 150 150 165 150 277.5
6   Giannis Sidiropoulos (GRE) B 59.45 115 115 120 120 145 145 150 145 265
7   Kazushige Oguri (JPN) A 59.60 117.5 117.5 122.5 117.5 137.5 142.5 150 142.5 260
8   Tolentino Murillo (COL) B 59.75 115 120 125 120 135 140 140 140 260
9   John Salazar (COL) B 59.80 105 110 112.5 110 142.5 150 150 150 260
10   Angel Arroyo (PUR) B 59.70 95 100 105 100 130 135 140 135 235
11   Juma Abudu (KEN) B 59.80 80 90 90 90 110 110 115 110 200
  Wang Caixi (CHN) A 59.35 125 130 130 125 157.5 157.5 157.5
  Joe Garcia (ECU) B 59.40 105 105 105 105 140 140 140
  Lionel Gondran (FRA) B 59.75 110 115 117.5 115 140 140 140
  Dionisio Muñoz (ESP) A 59.30 120 120 122.5
  Attila Czanka (ROU) A 59.80 130 130 130
  Catur Mei Studi (INA) B 59.65 110 110

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Weightlifting at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games: Men's Featherweight". Sports Reference. Retrieved 26 August 2015.