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YANKO RUSEV 

:: Born in 1958
:: Country: Bulgaria
:: Summer Olympics and World Championships Medals:
   Gold (5), Silver (2),
:: Weight Classes Competed in:
   Featherweight (60KG), Lightweight (67.5KG), Middleweight (75KG),
:: World Records: 25
:: More Info:
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Olympic Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1980 Lightweight 1 147.5+195 = 342.5

World Championships: Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1977 Featherweight 2 122.5+155= 277.5
1978 Lightweight 1 135+175= 310
1979 Lightweight 1 145+187.5= 332.5
1980 Lightweight 1 147.5+195= 342.5
1981 Middleweight 1 157.5+202.5= 360
1982 Middleweight 1 157.5+207.5= 365
1983 Lightweight 2 145+192.5= 337.5

European Championships: Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1977 Featherweight 2 122.5+155= 277.5
1978 Lightweight 1 137.5+175= 312.5
1979 Lightweight 1 145+177.5= 322.5
1980 Lightweight 1 147.5+190= 337.5
1981 Middleweight 1 157.5+202.5= 360
1982 Middleweight 1 157.5+207.5= 365
1983 Lightweight 2 145+192.5= 337.5
 

World Records Counter: 25 records

Press Snatch Jerk Total2 Total3
0 5 13 7 0

World Records by Yanko Rusev

Date Lift Type Result Weight Class Location
  Note: * Unofficial world records
9/19/1977 Clean and Jerk  165  Featherweight  Stuttgart
7/18/1978 Clean and Jerk  179  Lightweight  Athens
10/5/1978 Clean and Jerk  180  Lightweight  Gettysburg
5/22/1979 Snatch  145  Lightweight  Varna
5/22/1979 Snatch  146  Lightweight  Varna
5/22/1979 Clean and Jerk  181.5  Lightweight  Varna
7/9/1979 Snatch  147  Lightweight  Sofia
7/9/1979 Clean and Jerk  185.5  Lightweight  Sofia
7/9/1979 Total (2)  325  Lightweight  Sofia
11/6/1979 Clean and Jerk  187.5  Lightweight  Saloniki
11/6/1979 Total (2)  332.5  Lightweight  Saloniki
2/1/1980 Snatch  147.5  Lightweight  Varna
2/1/1980 Clean and Jerk  188  Lightweight  Varna
2/1/1980 Total (2)  335  Lightweight  Varna
4/28/1980 Snatch  148  Lightweight  Beograd
4/28/1980 Clean and Jerk  190  Lightweight  Beograd
4/28/1980 Total (2)  337.5  Lightweight  Beograd
7/23/1980 Clean and Jerk  195  Lightweight  Moscow
7/23/1980 Total (2)  342.5  Lightweight  Moscow
9/16/1981 Clean and Jerk  206  Middleweight  Lille
4/8/1982 Clean and Jerk  206.5  Middleweight  Varna
9/2/1982 Total (2)  365  Middleweight  Ljubljana
9/22/1982 Clean and Jerk  208  Middleweight  Ljubljana
9/22/1982 Clean and Jerk  209  Middleweight  Ljubljana
9/22/1982 Total (2)  362.5  Middleweight  Ljubljana
1978* Total (2)  317.5  Lightweight  Sofia
1979* Total (2)  322.5  Lightweight  Varna
1981* Total (2)    Middleweight  Lille
 

Clip-0-Rama @ Lift Up: Yanko RUSEV

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Yanko Rusev In Action

Yanko RUSEV

Note: More photos of the athlete are available in the Yanko Rusev: Hall of Fame Gallery section of the Lift Up web site.

 

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