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Nedelcho Kolev

Full name: Nedelcho Lazarov Kolev
Original name: Неделчо Лазаров Колев
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (169 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: March 26, 1953 in Kableshkovo, Burgas, Bulgaria
Country: BUL Bulgaria
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Nedelcho Kolev had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1980 Olympics Middleweight class (345.0 kg); 1st in the 1973 World Championships Middleweight class (337.5 kg); 1st in the 1974 World Championships Middleweight class (335.0 kg); 3rd in the 1975 World Championships Middleweight class (325.0 kg); 2nd in the 1979 World Championships Middleweight class (342.5 kg); 3rd in the 1980 World Championships Middleweight class (345.0 kg); 1st in the 1973 European Championships Middleweight class (330.0 kg); 1st in the 1974 European Championships Middleweight class (340.0 kg); 3rd in the 1975 European Championships Middleweight class (325.0 kg); 2nd in the 1979 European Championships Middleweight class (337.5 kg); 2nd in the 1980 European Championships Middleweight class (347.5 kg). He set 12 middleweight world records from 1973-80 –six in the snatch, two in the clean & jerk, and four in the total.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 27 Moskva Weightlifting Men's Middleweight Bulgaria BUL 3 Bronze

Men's Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1980 Summer 27 Moskva Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Final Standings 3 345.0
1980 Summer 27 Moskva Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch 2T 157.5
1980 Summer 27 Moskva Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #1 AC 152.5 o
1980 Summer 27 Moskva Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #2 AC 157.5 o
1980 Summer 27 Moskva Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #3 AC 162.5 x
1980 Summer 27 Moskva Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk 3 187.5
1980 Summer 27 Moskva Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 187.5 o
1980 Summer 27 Moskva Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 195.0 x
1980 Summer 27 Moskva Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 197.5 x
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