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Daniel Núñez

Full name: Daniel Núñez Aguiar
Gender: Male
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
Weight: 115 lbs (52 kg)
Born: September 12, 1958 in Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Country: CUB Cuba
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Daniel Nuñez had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1980 Olympics Bantamweight class (275.0 kg); 1st in the 1978 World Championships Bantamweight class (260.0 kg); 1st in the 1980 World Championships Bantamweight class (275.0 kg); 2nd in the 1981 World Championships Featherweight class (302.5 kg); 3rd in the 1982 World Championships Featherweight class (295.0 kg); 1st in the 1979 Pan-American Games Bantamweight (262.5 kg). He set 10 world records – eight in the snatch, and two in the total.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Weightlifting Men's Flyweight Cuba CUB 8
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Weightlifting Men's Bantamweight Cuba CUB 1 Gold WR

Men's Flyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Weightlifting Cuba CUB Final Standings 8 215.0
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Weightlifting Cuba CUB Snatch 10 92.5
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Weightlifting Cuba CUB Snatch Lift #1 AC 92.5 o
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Weightlifting Cuba CUB Snatch Lift #2 AC 97.5 x
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Weightlifting Cuba CUB Snatch Lift #3 AC 97.5 x
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Weightlifting Cuba CUB Clean & Jerk 7T 122.5
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Weightlifting Cuba CUB Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 117.5 o
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Weightlifting Cuba CUB Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 122.5 o
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Weightlifting Cuba CUB Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 125.0 x

Men's Bantamweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Weightlifting Cuba CUB Final Standings 1 275.0
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Weightlifting Cuba CUB Snatch 1 125.0
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Weightlifting Cuba CUB Snatch Lift #1 AC 117.5 o
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Weightlifting Cuba CUB Snatch Lift #2 AC 122.5 o
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Weightlifting Cuba CUB Snatch Lift #3 AC 125.0 o
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Weightlifting Cuba CUB Clean & Jerk 2T 150.0
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Weightlifting Cuba CUB Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 145.0 o
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Weightlifting Cuba CUB Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 150.0 o
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Weightlifting Cuba CUB Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 152.5 x