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Aleksandar Varbanov

Full name: Aleksandar Varbanov
Original name: Александър Върбанов
Gender: Male
Height: 5-4 (163 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: May 9, 1964 in Novi Pazar, Shumen, Bulgaria
Affiliations: Levski Sofia, Sofia (BUL)
Country: BUL Bulgaria
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Aleksandar Varbanov had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1988 Olympics Middleweight class (332.5 kg); 1st in the 1983 World Championships Middleweight class (370.0 kg); 1st in the 1985 World Championships Middleweight class (370.0 kg); 1st in the 1986 World Championships Middleweight class (377.5 kg); 2nd in the 1987 World Championships Middleweight class (365.0 kg); 1st in the 1983 European Championships Middleweight class (370.0 kg); 2nd in the 1984 European Championships Middleweight class; 1st in the 1985 European Championships Middleweight class (360.0 kg); 1st in the 1986 European Championships Middleweight class (372.5 kg); 1st in the 1987 European Championships Middleweight class (370.0 kg); 2nd in the 1989 European Championships Middleweight class (350.0 kg). He set 12 world records in the lightweight and middleweight class – seven in the clean & jerk, and five in the total.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Weightlifting Men's Middleweight Bulgaria BUL 3 Bronze

Men's Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Final Standings 3 357.5
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch 3T 157.5
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #1 AC 157.5 o
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #2 AC 162.5 x
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #3 AC 162.5 x
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk 2 200.0
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 200.0 o
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 210.0 x
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 210.0 x
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