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Pyrros Dimas

Full name: Pyrros Dimas
Original name: Πύρρος Δήμας
Other name(s): Pirro Dhima
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 82-84 kg
Born: October 13, 1971 in Himarë, Vlorë, Albania
Affiliations: SC Milon, Nea Smyrni
Country: GRE Greece
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 3 Gold, 1 Bronze (4 Total)

Biography

Born in Himare, Albania as Pirro Dhima, Dimas emigrated to Greece in 1991, and has since become one of the greatest lifters ever. He has won four Olympic medals, including three consecutive gold medals from 1992-2000, and equaling the feat of Norb Schemansky with medals at four consecutive Olympics. At the World Championships he won four medals, with golds in 1993, 1995, and 1998. He won one European Championship in 1995. As a light-heavyweight, he has set 11 world records. His sister, Odyssea Dimas, is also a national champion weightlifter.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight Greece GRE 1 Gold
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight Greece GRE 1 Gold WR
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight Greece GRE 1 Gold OR
2004 Summer 32 Athina Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight Greece GRE 3 Bronze

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Weightlifting Greece GRE Final Standings 1 370.0
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch 1T 167.5
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #1 AC 162.5 o
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #2 AC 167.5 x
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #3 AC 167.5 o
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk 3T 202.5
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 202.5 o
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 207.5 x
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 207.5 x
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Greece GRE Final Standings 1 392.5
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch 1 180.0
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #1 AC 172.5 o
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #2 AC 175.0 o
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #3 AC 180.0 o
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk 1T 212.5
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 202.5 o
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 207.5 o
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 212.5 o
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Extra Lift AC 213.0 o
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Weightlifting Greece GRE Final Standings 1 390.0
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch 3T 175.0
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #1 AC 175.0 x
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #2 AC 175.0 x
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #3 AC 175.0 o
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk 1 215.0
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 210.0 o
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 215.0 o
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 218.5 x
2004 Summer 32 Athina Weightlifting Greece GRE Final Standings 3 377.5
2004 Summer 32 Athina Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch 3T 175.0
2004 Summer 32 Athina Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #1 AC 170.0 o
2004 Summer 32 Athina Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #2 AC 175.0 x
2004 Summer 32 Athina Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #3 AC 175.0 o
2004 Summer 32 Athina Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk 4 202.5
2004 Summer 32 Athina Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 202.5 o
2004 Summer 32 Athina Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 205.0 x
2004 Summer 32 Athina Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 207.5 x
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