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Yordan Mitkov

Full name: Yordan Mitkov
Original name: Йордан Митков
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: April 3, 1956 in Asenovgrad, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Affiliations: Asenovets Asenovgrad
Country: BUL Bulgaria
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Yordan Mitkov had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1976 Olympics Middleweight class (335.0 kg); 2nd in the 1975 World Championships Middleweight class (332.5 kg); 1st in the 1976 World Championships Middleweight class (335.0 kg); 2nd in the 1975 European Championships Middleweight class (332.5 kg); 3rd in the 1976 European Championships Middleweight class (330.0 kg); 1st in the 1979 European Championships Middleweight class (345.0 kg). He set four middleweight world records from 1976-80 – one in the snatch, two in the clean & jerk, and one in the total.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Weightlifting Men's Middleweight Bulgaria BUL 1 Gold OR

Men's Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Final Standings 1 335.0
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch 1T 145.0
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #1 AC 145.0 x
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #2 AC 145.0 o
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #3 AC 150.0 x
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk 1 190.0
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 182.5 o
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 190.0 x
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 190.0 o
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