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Juhani Avellan

Full name: Juhani Kari Kalervo Avellan
Nickname(s): Juho
Gender: Male
Height: 5'7" (171 cm)
Weight: 75-85 kg
Born: December 31, 1945 in Riihimäki, Kanta-Häme, Finland
Died: July 28, 2004 in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Juhani Avellan had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1975 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (350.0 kg); 3rd in the 1975 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (350.0 kg). He set three light-heavyweight world records in 1970-71 – one in the snatch and one in the clean & jerk.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 26 München Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight Finland FIN 8
1976 Summer 30 Montréal Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight Finland FIN 5
1980 Summer 34 Moskva Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight Finland FIN 8

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1972 Summer 26 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Final Standings 8 467.5
1972 Summer 26 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Military Press 16T 140.0
1972 Summer 26 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Military Press Lift #1 AC 135.0 o
1972 Summer 26 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Military Press Lift #2 AC 140.0 o
1972 Summer 26 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Military Press Lift #3 AC 145.0 x
1972 Summer 26 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Snatch 2T 145.0
1972 Summer 26 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Snatch Lift #1 AC 140.0 x
1972 Summer 26 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Snatch Lift #2 AC 145.0 x
1972 Summer 26 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Snatch Lift #3 AC 145.0 o
1972 Summer 26 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Clean & Jerk 6T 182.5
1972 Summer 26 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 182.5 o
1972 Summer 26 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 190.0 x
1972 Summer 26 München Weightlifting Finland FIN Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 190.0 x
1976 Summer 30 Montréal Weightlifting Finland FIN Final Standings 5 330.0
1976 Summer 30 Montréal Weightlifting Finland FIN Snatch 7 145.0
1976 Summer 30 Montréal Weightlifting Finland FIN Snatch Lift #1 AC 145.0 o
1976 Summer 30 Montréal Weightlifting Finland FIN Snatch Lift #2 AC 150.0 x
1976 Summer 30 Montréal Weightlifting Finland FIN Snatch Lift #3 AC 150.0 x
1976 Summer 30 Montréal Weightlifting Finland FIN Clean & Jerk 6 185.0
1976 Summer 30 Montréal Weightlifting Finland FIN Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 185.0 x
1976 Summer 30 Montréal Weightlifting Finland FIN Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 185.0 o
1976 Summer 30 Montréal Weightlifting Finland FIN Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 197.5 x
1980 Summer 34 Moskva Weightlifting Finland FIN Final Standings 8 332.5
1980 Summer 34 Moskva Weightlifting Finland FIN Snatch 8T 150.0
1980 Summer 34 Moskva Weightlifting Finland FIN Snatch Lift #1 AC 150.0 o
1980 Summer 34 Moskva Weightlifting Finland FIN Snatch Lift #2 AC 155.0 x
1980 Summer 34 Moskva Weightlifting Finland FIN Clean & Jerk 10 182.5
1980 Summer 34 Moskva Weightlifting Finland FIN Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 182.5 x
1980 Summer 34 Moskva Weightlifting Finland FIN Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 182.5 o
1980 Summer 34 Moskva Weightlifting Finland FIN Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 190.0 x