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Jeff Michels

Full name: Jeffrey Thomas "Jeff" Michels
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 243 lbs (110 kg)
Born: April 29, 1961
Affiliations: York Barbell Club, York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Jeff Michels was a heavyweight weightlifter who competed for the US at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. He competed at the 1983 Pan American Games, appearing to win three gold medals, but they were removed when he tested positive for PED use. He later competed at the 1991 Pan American Games, winning a silver and two bronzes as a super-heavyweight. He won US titles in 1982-83, 1985, and 1988-90. Michels’ career was hampered by a back injury that eventually caused him to leave the sport. He later worked for a dictation equipment company.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Weightlifting Men's Heavyweight II United States USA 13

Men's Heavyweight II

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 13 360.0
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 12 167.5
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 155.0 o
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 162.5 o
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 167.5 o
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 13 192.5
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 185.0 o
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 192.5 o
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 195.0 x
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