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Tony Urrutia

Full name: Roberto Antonio "Tony" Urrutia Herdez
Gender: Male
Weight: 67, 75, 82 kg
Born: December 7, 1957 in [unknown], Unknown, Cuba
Country: CUB Cuba, USA United States
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Roberto “Tony” Urrutia had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1977 World Championships Lightweight class (315.0 kg); 1st in the 1978 World Championships Middleweight class (347.5 kg); 1st in the 1979 World Championships Middleweight class (345.0 kg); 1st in the 1975 Pan-American Games Lightweight class (300.0 kg); 1st in the 1979 Pan-American Games Middleweight class (340.0 kg). He set seven world records – five in the snatch and two in the total. Urrutia later defected to the United States and competed at the 1988 and 1992 Olympics for the USA.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Weightlifting Men's Lightweight Cuba CUB 6
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Weightlifting Men's Middleweight United States USA 8
1992 Summer 34 Barcelona Weightlifting Men's Light-Heavyweight United States USA 17

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Weightlifting Cuba CUB Final Standings 6 292.5
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Weightlifting Cuba CUB Snatch 3T 130.0
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Weightlifting Cuba CUB Snatch Lift #1 AC 130.0 o
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Weightlifting Cuba CUB Snatch Lift #2 AC 135.0 x
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Weightlifting Cuba CUB Snatch Lift #3 AC 135.0 x
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Weightlifting Cuba CUB Clean & Jerk 6T 162.5
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Weightlifting Cuba CUB Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 162.5 x
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Weightlifting Cuba CUB Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 162.5 x
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Weightlifting Cuba CUB Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 162.5 o

Men's Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 8 327.5
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 8T 150.0
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 142.5 o
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 150.0 o
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 152.5 x
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 10T 177.5
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 177.5 x
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 177.5 x
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 177.5 o

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1992 Summer 34 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 17 340.0
1992 Summer 34 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 18 150.0
1992 Summer 34 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 145.0 o
1992 Summer 34 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 150.0 o
1992 Summer 34 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 152.5 x
1992 Summer 34 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 11T 190.0
1992 Summer 34 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 185.0 o
1992 Summer 34 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 190.0 o
1992 Summer 34 Barcelona Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 195.0 x
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