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Israel Militosyan

Full name: Israel Militosyan
Original name: Իսրայէլ Միլիտոսյան
Other name(s): Israil Nikolayevich Militosyan, Исраил Николаевич Милитосян
Gender: Male
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: August 17, 1968 in Gyumri, Shirak, Armenia
Affiliations: Spartak Gyumri, Gyumri (ARM)
Country: URS Soviet Union, EUN Unified Team, ARM Armenia
Sport: Weightlifting

Related Olympians: Cousin of Vardan Militosyan.

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Armenian Israil Militosyan was one of the best lightweight weightlifters in the world during the late 1980s and early 1990s. Militosyan took up weightlifting in 1980 and rose to the Soviet national team in 1987. During his career Militosyan won Olympic gold in 1992 and silver in 1988, was World Champion in 1989, took silver in 1991 and bronze in 1987, and was the European Champion in 1989, winning silver in 1987 and 1990-92. Militosyan also won the Soviet title in 1989 and 1990. After the fall of the Soviet Union Militosyan continued competing, now representing his birth country Armenia, but with less success, his best place being sixth at the 1996 Olympics. During his career Militosyan set three lightweight world records in snatch. Militosyan finished his sporting career in 1999 and later worked as a weightlifting coach in Gyumri, Armenia.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Weightlifting Men's Lightweight Soviet Union URS 2 Silver
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Weightlifting Men's Lightweight Unified Team EUN 1 Gold
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Weightlifting Men's Lightweight Armenia ARM 6

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Final Standings 2 337.5
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Snatch 1 155.0
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Snatch Lift #1 AC 155.0 o
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Snatch Lift #2 AC 160.0 x
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Snatch Lift #3 AC 160.0 x
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Clean & Jerk 2 182.5
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 182.5 o
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 187.5 x
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 187.5 x
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Weightlifting Unified Team EUN Final Standings 1 337.5
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Weightlifting Unified Team EUN Snatch 1 155.0
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Weightlifting Unified Team EUN Snatch Lift #1 AC 152.5 o
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Weightlifting Unified Team EUN Snatch Lift #2 AC 155.0 o
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Weightlifting Unified Team EUN Snatch Lift #3 AC 157.5 x
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Weightlifting Unified Team EUN Clean & Jerk 1 182.5
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Weightlifting Unified Team EUN Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 177.5 o
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Weightlifting Unified Team EUN Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 182.5 o
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Weightlifting Unified Team EUN Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 187.5 x
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Weightlifting Armenia ARM Final Standings 6 335.0
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Weightlifting Armenia ARM Snatch 4T 152.5
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Weightlifting Armenia ARM Snatch Lift #1 AC 150.0 x
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Weightlifting Armenia ARM Snatch Lift #2 AC 152.5 o
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Weightlifting Armenia ARM Snatch Lift #3 AC 155.0 x
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Weightlifting Armenia ARM Clean & Jerk 6 182.5
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Weightlifting Armenia ARM Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 177.5 o
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Weightlifting Armenia ARM Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 182.5 o
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Weightlifting Armenia ARM Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 187.5 x
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