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Norayr Nurikyan

Full name: Norayr Aram Nurikyan
Original name: Норайр Арам Нурикян
Gender: Male
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
Weight: 123 lbs (56 kg)
Born: July 26, 1948 in Sliven, Sliven, Bulgaria
Country: BUL Bulgaria
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

Norair Nurikyan had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1972 Olympics Featherweight class (402.5 kg); 1st in the 1976 Olympics Bantamweight class (262.5 kg); 3rd in the 1971 World Championships Featherweight class (377.5 kg); 1st in the 1972 World Championships Featherweight class (402.5 kg); 2nd in the 1973 World Championships Featherweight class (267.5 kg); 3rd in the 1974 World Championships Featherweight class (277.5 kg); 1st in the 1976 World Championships Bantamweight class (262.5 kg); 3rd in the 1969 European Championships Bantamweight class (317.5 kg); 2nd in the 1972 European Championships Featherweight class (387.5 kg); 2nd in the 1973 European Championships Featherweight class (270.0 kg); 3rd in the 1974 European Championships Featherweight class (265.0 kg); 1st in the 1976 European Championships Bantamweight class (255.0 kg). He set five world records in the bantamweight and featherweight classes from 1972-76 – two in the snatch and three in the total.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting Men's Featherweight Bulgaria BUL 1 Gold =WR
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Weightlifting Men's Bantamweight Bulgaria BUL 1 Gold WR

Men's Bantamweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Final Standings 1 262.5
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch 1 117.5
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #1 AC 110.0 o
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #2 AC 115.0 o
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #3 AC 117.5 o
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk 1 145.0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 140.0 o
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 145.0 o
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 152.5 x

Men's Featherweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Final Standings 1 402.5
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Military Press 1T 127.5
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Military Press Lift #1 AC 122.5 o
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Military Press Lift #2 AC 127.5 o
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Military Press Lift #3 AC 130.0 x
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch 5 117.5
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #1 AC 112.5 o
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #2 AC 117.5 x
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #3 AC 117.5 o
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk 1 157.5
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 147.5 o
1972 Summer 24 München Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 157.5 o