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Nicu Vlad

Full name: Nicolae "Nicu" Vlad
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (181 cm)
Weight: 220 lbs (100 kg)
Born: November 1, 1963 in Piscu, Galaţi, Romania
Country: ROU Romania
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (3 Total)

Biography

Nicu Vlad had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1984 Olympics Middle-Heavyweight class (392.5 kg.); 2nd in the 1988 Olympics Sub-Heavyweight class (402.5 kg.); 3rd in the 1996 Olympics Heavyweight class (420.0 kg.); 1st in the 1984 World Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (392.5 kg.); 3rd in the 1985 World Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (405.0 kg.); 1st in the 1986 World Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (437.5 kg.); 2nd in the 1987 World Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (420.0 kg.); 2nd in the 1989 World Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (412.5 kg.); 1st in the 1990 World Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (412.5 kg.); 2nd in the 1994 World Championships Heavyweight class (422.5 kg.); 1st in the 1985 European Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (400.0 kg.); 1st in the 1986 European Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (417.5 kg.); 2nd in the 1987 European Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (422.5 kg.); 2nd in the 1989 European Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (412.5 kg.); 2nd in the 1990 European Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (420.0 kg.); 2nd in the 1996 European Championships Heavyweight class (402.5 kg.). He set two world records in the snatch. Vlad initially competed for his native Romania, but later moved to Australia. He competed internationally for Australia but not at the Olympics.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Weightlifting Men's Middle-Heavyweight Romania ROU 1 Gold OR
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Weightlifting Men's Heavyweight I Romania ROU 2 Silver
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Weightlifting Men's Heavyweight II Romania ROU 4
1996 Summer 32 Atlanta Weightlifting Men's Heavyweight II Romania ROU 3 Bronze

Men's Middle-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Weightlifting Romania ROU Final Standings 1 392.5
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Weightlifting Romania ROU Snatch 1 172.5
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Weightlifting Romania ROU Snatch Lift #1 AC 165.0 o
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Weightlifting Romania ROU Snatch Lift #2 AC 172.5 x
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Weightlifting Romania ROU Snatch Lift #3 AC 172.5 o
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Weightlifting Romania ROU Clean & Jerk 1 220.0
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Weightlifting Romania ROU Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 205.0 o
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Weightlifting Romania ROU Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 215.0 o
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Weightlifting Romania ROU Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 220.0 o

Men's Heavyweight I

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Weightlifting Romania ROU Final Standings 2 402.5
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Weightlifting Romania ROU Snatch 2 185.0
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Weightlifting Romania ROU Snatch Lift #1 AC 180.0 o
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Weightlifting Romania ROU Snatch Lift #2 AC 185.0 o
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Weightlifting Romania ROU Snatch Lift #3 AC 190.0 x
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Weightlifting Romania ROU Clean & Jerk 5 217.5
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Weightlifting Romania ROU Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 212.5 o
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Weightlifting Romania ROU Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 217.5 o
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Weightlifting Romania ROU Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 220.0 x

Men's Heavyweight II

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Weightlifting Romania ROU Final Standings 4 405.0
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Weightlifting Romania ROU Snatch 3T 190.0
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Weightlifting Romania ROU Snatch Lift #1 AC 185.0 x
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Weightlifting Romania ROU Snatch Lift #2 AC 185.0 o
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Weightlifting Romania ROU Snatch Lift #3 AC 190.0 o
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Weightlifting Romania ROU Clean & Jerk 8 215.0
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Weightlifting Romania ROU Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 215.0 o
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Weightlifting Romania ROU Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 227.5 x
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Weightlifting Romania ROU Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 227.5 x
1996 Summer 32 Atlanta Weightlifting Romania ROU Final Standings 3 420.0
1996 Summer 32 Atlanta Weightlifting Romania ROU Snatch 1 197.5
1996 Summer 32 Atlanta Weightlifting Romania ROU Snatch Lift #1 AC 190.0 o
1996 Summer 32 Atlanta Weightlifting Romania ROU Snatch Lift #2 AC 195.0 o
1996 Summer 32 Atlanta Weightlifting Romania ROU Snatch Lift #3 AC 197.5 o
1996 Summer 32 Atlanta Weightlifting Romania ROU Clean & Jerk 3 222.5
1996 Summer 32 Atlanta Weightlifting Romania ROU Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 222.5 o
1996 Summer 32 Atlanta Weightlifting Romania ROU Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 227.5 x
1996 Summer 32 Atlanta Weightlifting Romania ROU Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 230.0 x