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Weightlifting at the 2004 Athina Summer Games:

Men's Heavyweight

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Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall, Nikaia
Date Started: August 24, 2004
Date Finished: August 24, 2004
Format: Total of best lifts in snatch and clean & jerk determined placement. Ties broken by lightest bodyweight.

Gold: RUS Dmitry Berestov
Silver: UKR Ihor Razoronov
Bronze: RUS Gleb Pisarevsky

Summary

The 2003 World Champion was Qatari Asaad Said Saif, the 2000 Olympic bronze medalist and formerly Angel Popov in his native Bulgaria. He lifted 192.5 kg in the snatch, tied with Moldovan Alexandru Bratan, but trailing Russian Dmitry Berestov, who lifted 195.0 kg. Said Saif bombed out on all three lifts in the clean & jerk and was eliminated. Berestov lifted 230.0 kg in the clean & jerk to win the gold medal. His final lift was matched by Ukrainian Ihor Razoronov, who came in for the silver medal, after having placed fourth in the class at Sydney. Bronze went to Russian Gleb Pisarevsky, who had never won a medal before at a major international.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal K
1 Dmitry Berestov 24 Russia RUS Gold 425.0
2 Ihor Razoronov 34 Ukraine UKR Silver 420.0
3 Gleb Pisarevsky 28 Russia RUS Bronze 415.0
4 Alexandru Bratan 26 Moldova MDA 415.0
5 Ramūnas Vyšniauskas 27 Lithuania LTU 410.0
6 Alan Naniyev 25 Azerbaijan AZE 410.0
7 Matthias Steiner 21 Austria AUT 405.0
8 Aleksandr Urinov 31 Uzbekistan UZB 400.0
9 Mikhail Avdeyev 22 Belarus BLR 400.0
10 Mykola Hordiychuk 21 Ukraine UKR 395.0
11 Andre Rohde 28 Germany GER 395.0
12 Michel Batista 26 Cuba CUB 395.0
13 Tomáš Matykiewicz 21 Czech Republic CZE 392.5
14 Sam Nunuke Pera 35 Cook Islands COK 305.0
15 Eleei Lalio 24 American Samoa ASA 295.0
AC Asaad Said Saif 25 Qatar QAT DNF
AC Akos Sandor 26 Canada CAN NVL
AC Martin Tešovič 29 Slovakia SVK NVL
AC Mohsen Beiranvand 22 Iran IRI NVL
AC Robert Dołęga 26 Poland POL NVL
AC Ferenc Gyurkovics 24 Hungary HUN [420.0] DQ
AC Zoltán Kovács 26 Hungary HUN DQ/NVL