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Stefan Botev Khristov

Full name: Stefan Botev Khristov
Original name: Стефан Ботев Христов
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 265 lbs (120 kg)
Born: February 14, 1968 in Harmanli, Haskovo, Bulgaria
Affiliations: Hawthorn
Country: BUL Bulgaria, AUS Australia
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 2 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Stefan Botev Khristov had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1992 Olympics Heavyweight class (417.5 kg.); 3rd in the 1996 Olympics Unlimited class (450.0 kg.); 1st in the 1989 World Championships Heavyweight class (427.5 kg.); 1st in the 1990 World Championships Heavyweight class (440.0 kg.); 2nd in the 1993 World Championships Heavyweight class (417.5 kg.); 3rd in the 1994 World Championships Unlimited class (435.0 kg.); 3rd in the 1995 World Championships Unlimited class (435.0 kg.); 2nd in the 1987 European Championships Heavyweight class (430.0 kg.); 2nd in the 1988 European Championships Heavyweight class (437.5 kg.); 1st in the 1989 European Championships Heavyweight class (427.5 kg.); 1st in the 1990 European Championships Heavyweight class (445.0 kg.). He set one world record in the clean & jerk. Botev competed originally for his native Bulgaria, but emigrated to Australia in 1990. He competed at the 1992 Olympics for Bulgaria and in 1996 for Australia.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Weightlifting Men's Heavyweight II Bulgaria BUL 3 Bronze
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Weightlifting Men's Super-Heavyweight Australia AUS 3 Bronze

Men's Heavyweight II

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Final Standings 3 417.5
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch 3T 190.0
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #1 AC 185.0 o
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #2 AC 190.0 x
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #3 AC 190.0 o
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk 3 227.5
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 227.5 o
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 237.5 x
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 237.5 x

Men's Super-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Weightlifting Australia AUS Final Standings 3 450.0
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Weightlifting Australia AUS Snatch 1T 200.0
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Weightlifting Australia AUS Snatch Lift #1 AC 195.0 o
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Weightlifting Australia AUS Snatch Lift #2 AC 200.0 o
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Weightlifting Australia AUS Snatch Lift #3 AC 202.5 x
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Weightlifting Australia AUS Clean & Jerk 3 250.0
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Weightlifting Australia AUS Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 240.0 o
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Weightlifting Australia AUS Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 250.0 o
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Weightlifting Australia AUS Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 255.0 x
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