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Mladen Kuchev

Full name: Mladen Kuchev
Original name: Младен Кучев
Gender: Male
Height: 5'1" (156 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: January 29, 1947 in Zgalevo, Pleven, Bulgaria
Country: BUL Bulgaria
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Mladen Kuchev had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1972 Olympics Lightweight class (450.0 kg); 2nd in the 1969 World Championships Featherweight class (385.0 kg); 2nd in the 1970 World Championships Featherweight class (380.0 kg); 2nd in the 1972 World Championships Lightweight class (450.0 kg); 2nd in the 1973 World Championships Lightweight class (302.5 kg); 3rd in the 1975 World Championships Lightweight class (302.5 kg); 1st in the 1969 European Championships Featherweight class (385.0 kg); 1st in the 1970 European Championships Featherweight class (382.5 kg); 1st in the 1972 European Championships Lightweight class (447.5 kg); 2nd in the 1973 European Championships Lightweight class (295.0 kg); 3rd in the 1975 European Championships Lightweight class (302.5 kg). He set 10 world records in the featherweight and lightweight class from 1969-72 – one in the total and nine in the press.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Weightlifting Men's Featherweight Bulgaria BUL 9
1972 Summer 25 München Weightlifting Men's Lightweight Bulgaria BUL 2 Silver

Men's Featherweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Final Standings 9 357.5
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Military Press 8T 115.0
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Military Press Lift #1 AC 115.0 x
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Military Press Lift #2 AC 115.0 o
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Military Press Lift #3 AC 120.0 x
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch 7T 107.5
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #1 AC 105.0 x
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #2 AC 105.0 x
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #3 AC 107.5 o
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk 10T 135.0
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 135.0 x
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 135.0 o
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 140.0 x
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL 2nd Phase Summary 8 222.5

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1972 Summer 25 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Final Standings 2 450.0
1972 Summer 25 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Military Press 1 157.5
1972 Summer 25 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Military Press Lift #1 AC 150.0 o
1972 Summer 25 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Military Press Lift #2 AC 157.5 x
1972 Summer 25 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Military Press Lift #3 AC 157.5 o
1972 Summer 25 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch 4T 125.0
1972 Summer 25 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #1 AC 125.0 x
1972 Summer 25 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #2 AC 125.0 o
1972 Summer 25 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #3 AC 130.0 x
1972 Summer 25 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk 2T 167.5
1972 Summer 25 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 162.5 o
1972 Summer 25 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 167.5 o
1972 Summer 25 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 175.0 x