You Are Here > SR/Olympics > Athletes > Wes Barnett

Wes Barnett

Full name: Wesley T. "Wes" Barnett
Gender: Male
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Weight: 238 lbs (108 kg)
Born: April 10, 1970 in Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Affiliations: Wesley Weightlifters
Country: USA United States
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Wes Barnett had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1997 World Championships Heavyweight class (390.0 kg); 2nd in the 1991 Pan-American Games Sub-Heavyweight class (345.0 kg); 1st in the 1995 Pan-American Games Heavyweight class (375.0 kg); 3rd in the 1999 Pan-American Games Sub-Heavyweight class (380 kg). He later became an administrator with USA Weightlifting.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Weightlifting Men's Heavyweight I United States USA 15
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Weightlifting Men's Heavyweight II United States USA 6

Men's Heavyweight I

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 15 352.5
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 17 157.5
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 152.5 o
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 157.5 o
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 160.0 x
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 14 195.0
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 195.0 o
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 200.0 x
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 200.0 x

Men's Heavyweight II

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 6 395.0
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 12T 175.0
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 165.0 o
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 170.0 o
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 175.0 o
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 4T 220.0
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 215.0 o
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 220.0 o
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 225.0 x