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Asen Zlatev

Full name: Asen Ivanov Zlatev
Original name: Асен Иванов Златев
Gender: Male
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: May 23, 1960 in Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Country: BUL Bulgaria
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Asen Zlatev had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1980 Olympics Middleweight class (360.0 kg); 1st in the 1980 World Championships Middleweight class (360.0 kg); 2nd in the 1981 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (372.5 kg); 1st in the 1982 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (400.0 kg); 2nd in the 1983 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (390.0 kg); 2nd in the 1985 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (392.5 kg); 1st in the 1986 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (405.0 kg); 3rd in the 1987 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (375.0 kg); 1st in the 1980 European Championships Middleweight class (355.0 kg); 2nd in the 1981 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (372.5 kg); 1st in the 1982 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (400.0 kg); 2nd in the 1983 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (390.0 kg); 1st in the 1984 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class; 1st in the 1985 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (392.5 kg); 2nd in the 1986 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (375.0 kg); 1st in the 1987 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (392.5 kg). He set 13 world records in the middleweight and light-heavyweight classes – four in the snatch, four in the clean & jerk, and five in the total.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Weightlifting Men's Middleweight Bulgaria BUL 1 Gold WR

Men's Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Final Standings 1 360.0
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch 1 160.0
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #1 AC 155.0 o
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #2 AC 160.0 o
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Snatch Lift #3 AC 162.5 x
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk 1T 200.0
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 190.0 o
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 200.0 o
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 205.0 x
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Weightlifting Bulgaria BUL Clean & Jerk Lift #4 AC 205.5 o