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Israil Arsamakov

Full name: Israil Magomedgireyevich Arsamakov
Original name: Исраил Магомедгиреевич Арсамаков
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (169 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Born: February 8, 1962 in Grozny, Chechenskaya Respublika, Russia
Affiliations: Dynamo Grozny, Grozny (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Israil Arsamakov’s best international tournament was probably his last, the 1988 Olympics. During his career, Arsamakov won Olympic gold in 1988, was World Champion in 1988, winning silver at the 1986 World Championships, and was the 1986 European Champion. Domestically Arsamakov won Soviet light-heavyweight titles in 1981, 1985 and 1988, taking light-heavyweight silver in 1982 and 1987. He also won the middle-heavyweight silver at the 1982 Soviet Championships and Soviet light-heavyweight cups in 1979 and 1980. Arsamakov set one light-heavyweight snatch world record in 1982. After finishing his sporting career following the 1988 Olympics, Arsamakov worked as a weightlifting coach.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight Soviet Union URS 1 Gold

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Final Standings 1 377.5
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Snatch 2 167.5
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Snatch Lift #1 AC 167.5 x
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Snatch Lift #2 AC 167.5 o
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Snatch Lift #3 AC 170.0 x
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Clean & Jerk 1 210.0
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 205.0 o
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 210.0 x
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 210.0 o
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