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Plamen Zhelyazkov

Full name: Plamen Zhelyazkov
Original name: Пламен Желязков
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: May 14, 1972 in Asenovgrad, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Affiliations: Asenonetz, Asenovgrad
Country: BUL Bulgaria
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Plamen Zhelyazkov had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1998 World Championships Lightweight class (350.0 kg); 3rd in the 1999 World Championships Middleweight class (370.0 kg); 2nd in the 1996 European Championships Lightweight class (332.5 kg); 3rd in the 1997 European Championships Lightweight class (330.0 kg); 1st in the 1998 European Championships Lightweight class (330.0 kg); 2nd in the 1999 European Championships Lightweight class (350.0 kg); 2nd in the 2000 European Championships Middleweight class (365.0 kg); 3rd in the 2004 European Championships Middleweight class (360.0 kg). He set five world records in the lightweight and middleweight classes from 1998-2002 – three in the snatch and two in the total.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Men's Lightweight Bulgaria BUL 4

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Final Standings 4 335.0
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch 3 155.0
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #1 AC 150.0 x
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #2 AC 150.0 o
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #3 AC 155.0 o
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk 7T 180.0
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 180.0 o
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 185.0 x
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 185.0 x
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