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Valerios Leonidis

Full name: Valerios Leonidis
Original name: Βαλέριος Λεωνίδης
Gender: Male
Height: 5-4.5 (164 cm)
Weight: 60-68 kg
Born: February 14, 1966 in Yessentuki, Stavropol Kray, Russia
Affiliations: VAO, Thessaloniki
Country: GRE Greece
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Valerios Leonidis had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1996 Olympics Featherweight class (332.5 kg); 2nd in the 1994 World Championships Featherweight class (325.0 kg); 2nd in the 1995 World Championships Featherweight class (327.5 kg); 3rd in the 1999 World Championships Lightweight class (340.0 kg); 2nd in the 1993 European Championships Featherweight class (312.5 kg); 2nd in the 1994 European Championships Featherweight class (317.5 kg); 2nd in the 1995 European Championships Featherweight class (322.5 kg); 1st in the 1996 European Championships Featherweight class (312.5 kg); 2nd in the 1998 European Championships Middleweight class (360.0 kg); 3rd in the 1999 European Championships Lightweight class (340.0 kg). He set five world records - two in the snatch, and three in the clean & jerk.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Weightlifting Men's Featherweight Greece GRE 5
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Weightlifting Men's Featherweight Greece GRE 2 Silver
2000 Summer 34 Sydney Weightlifting Men's Lightweight Greece GRE 6

Men's Featherweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Weightlifting Greece GRE Final Standings 5 295.0
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch 3 132.5
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #1 AC 125.0 o
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #2 AC 130.0 o
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #3 AC 132.5 o
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk 5 162.5
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 162.5 o
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 167.5 x
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 167.5 x
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Weightlifting Greece GRE Final Standings 2 332.5
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch 2T 145.0
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #1 AC 140.0 o
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #2 AC 145.0 o
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #3 AC 147.5 x
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk 1T 187.5
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 180.0 o
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 187.5 o
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 190.0 x

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
2000 Summer 34 Sydney Weightlifting Greece GRE Final Standings 6 330.0
2000 Summer 34 Sydney Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch 10 145.0
2000 Summer 34 Sydney Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #1 AC 145.0 o
2000 Summer 34 Sydney Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #2 AC 150.0 x
2000 Summer 34 Sydney Weightlifting Greece GRE Snatch Lift #3 AC 150.0 x
2000 Summer 34 Sydney Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk 5T 185.0
2000 Summer 34 Sydney Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 185.0 x
2000 Summer 34 Sydney Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 185.0 x
2000 Summer 34 Sydney Weightlifting Greece GRE Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 185.0 o
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