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Mario Martinez

Full name: Mario Alvarez Martinez
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 130-141 kg
Born: July 6, 1957 in Salinas, California, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Mario Martinez was a super-heavyweight weightlifter who represented the United States at the 1984, 1988, and 1992 Olympic Games, winning a silver medal in 1984. Martinez won nine medals at the Pan American Games, competing in 1987, 1991, and 1995, winning all three gold medals in the 1991 unlimited class. He was a 10-time US Champion, winning in 1982-89 and 1991-92. Martinez was known for his bent-arm pulling style.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Weightlifting Men's Super-Heavyweight United States USA 2 Silver
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Weightlifting Men's Super-Heavyweight United States USA 4
1992 Summer 35 Barcelona Weightlifting Men's Super-Heavyweight United States USA 8

Men's Super-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 2 410.0
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 1 185.0
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 175.0 o
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 180.0 o
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 185.0 o
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 2 225.0
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 212.5 o
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 220.0 o
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 225.0 o
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 4 407.5
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 4T 175.0
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 175.0 x
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 175.0 o
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 182.5 x
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 3T 232.5
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 217.5 o
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 232.5 o
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 242.5 x
1992 Summer 35 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 8 385.0
1992 Summer 35 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 7T 170.0
1992 Summer 35 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 170.0 o
1992 Summer 35 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 175.0 x
1992 Summer 35 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 175.0 x
1992 Summer 35 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 8 215.0
1992 Summer 35 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 210.0 o
1992 Summer 35 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 215.0 x
1992 Summer 35 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 215.0 o
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