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Joachim Kunz

Full name: Joachim Kunz
Gender: Male
Height: 5'5" (166 cm)
Weight: 152 lbs (69 kg)
Born: February 9, 1959 in Stollberg, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Karl-Marx-Stadt, Chemnitz (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Joachim Kunz had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1980 Olympics Lightweight class (335.0 kg); 1st in the 1988 Olympics Lightweight class (340.0 kg); 2nd in the 1979 World Championships Lightweight class (325.0 kg); 2nd in the 1980 World Championships Lightweight class (335.0 kg); 1st in the 1981 World Championships Lightweight class (340.0 kg); 1st in the 1983 World Championships Lightweight class (340.0 kg); 2nd in the 1979 European Championships Lightweight class (315.0 kg); 1st in the 1981 European Championships Lightweight class (340.0 kg); 1st in the 1983 European Championships Lightweight class (340.0 kg); 2nd in the 1985 European Championships Middleweight class (350.0 kg); 3rd in the 1986 European Championships Lightweight class (330.0 kg); 3rd in the 1987 European Championships Lightweight class (332.5 kg); 2nd in the 1988 European Championships Lightweight class (320.0 kg). He set 10 lightweight world records – four in the snatch, four in the clean & jerk, and two in the total.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Weightlifting Men's Lightweight East Germany GDR 2 Silver
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Weightlifting Men's Lightweight East Germany GDR 1 Gold

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Weightlifting East Germany GDR Final Standings 2 335.0
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Weightlifting East Germany GDR Snatch 3T 145.0
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Weightlifting East Germany GDR Snatch Lift #1 AC 145.0 o
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Weightlifting East Germany GDR Snatch Lift #2 AC 150.0 x
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Weightlifting East Germany GDR Snatch Lift #3 AC 150.0 x
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Weightlifting East Germany GDR Clean & Jerk 2 190.0
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Weightlifting East Germany GDR Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 185.0 o
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Weightlifting East Germany GDR Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 190.0 o
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Weightlifting East Germany GDR Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 195.0 x
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Weightlifting East Germany GDR Final Standings 1 340.0
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Weightlifting East Germany GDR Snatch 2 150.0
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Weightlifting East Germany GDR Snatch Lift #1 AC 142.5 o
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Weightlifting East Germany GDR Snatch Lift #2 AC 147.5 o
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Weightlifting East Germany GDR Snatch Lift #3 AC 150.0 o
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Weightlifting East Germany GDR Clean & Jerk 1 190.0
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Weightlifting East Germany GDR Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 180.0 o
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Weightlifting East Germany GDR Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 190.0 x
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Weightlifting East Germany GDR Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 190.0 o