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Yoto Yotov

Full name: Yoto Vasilev Yotov
Original name: Йото Василев Йотов
Gender: Male
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: May 22, 1969 in Pernik, Pernik, Bulgaria
Affiliations: Minyor, Pernik / AC Mutterstadt (GER)
Country: BUL Bulgaria
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 2 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Yoto Yotov had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1992 Olympics Lightweight class (327.5 kg); 2nd in the 1996 Olympics Middleweight class (360.0 kg); 2nd in the 1989 World Championships Lightweight class (337.5 kg); 2nd in the 1990 World Championships Lightweight class (332.5 kg); 1st in the 1991 World Championships Lightweight class (345.0 kg); 1st in the 1993 World Championships Lightweight class (342.5 kg); 2nd in the 1994 World Championships Lightweight class (345.0 kg); 2nd in the 1995 World Championships Middleweight class (365.0 kg); 1st in the 1997 World Championships Middleweight class (367.5 kg); 2nd in the 1989 European Championships Lightweight class (337.5 kg); 1st in the 1990 European Championships Lightweight class (340.0 kg); 1st in the 1991 European Championships Lightweight class (340.0 kg); 1st in the 1992 European Championships Lightweight class (337.5 kg); 1st in the 1993 European Championships Lightweight class (342.5 kg); 1st in the 1994 European Championships Lightweight class (345.0 kg); 1st in the 1997 European Championships Middleweight class (355.0 kg). He set two lightweight world records in 1994 – one each in the clean & jerk and the total.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Weightlifting Men's Lightweight Bulgaria BUL 2 Silver
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Weightlifting Men's Middleweight Bulgaria BUL 2 Silver

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Final Standings 2 327.5
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch 2 150.0
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #1 AC 145.0 o
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #2 AC 150.0 o
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #3 AC 152.5 x
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk 2 177.5
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 177.5 x
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 177.5 o
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 182.5 x

Men's Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Final Standings 2 360.0
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch 5T 160.0
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #1 AC 155.0 o
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #2 AC 160.0 o
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #3 AC 162.5 x
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk 2 200.0
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 192.5 o
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 200.0 o
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