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LEONID TARANENKO 

:: Born in 1956
:: Country: Soviet Union, Unified Team (CIS), Belarus
:: Summer Olympics and World Championships Medals:
   Gold (2), Silver (2), Bronze (1),
:: Weight Classes Competed in:
   Super Heavyweight (108 PlusKG), Heavyweight (110KG), Super Heavyweight (110 PlusKG),
:: World Records: 19
:: More Info:
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Olympic Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1980 Heavyweight 1 182.5+240 = 422.5
1992 Super Heavyweight 2 187.5+237.5 = 425

World Championships: Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1979 Heavyweight 3 182.5+220= 402.5
1980 Heavyweight 1 182.5+240= 422.5
1987 Super Heavyweight 2 202.5+265= 467.5
1990 Super Heavyweight 1 195+255= 450

European Championships: Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1980 Heavyweight 1 190+230= 420
1985 Super Heavyweight 2 185+230= 415
1986 Super Heavyweight 2 195+242.5= 437.5
1988 Super Heavyweight 1 207.5+255= 462.5
1990 Super Heavyweight 3 205+247.5= 452.5
1991 Super Heavyweight 1 200+247.5= 447.5
1996 Super Heavyweight 1 182.5+232.5= 415

USSR Championships: Medals and Results

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1977 Heavyweight 3 165+212.5 = 377.5
1979 Heavyweight 1 177.5+232.5 = 410
1983 Heavyweight 1 187.5+242.5 = 430
1987 Super Heavyweight 1 207.5+262.5 = 470
1989 Super Heavyweight 3 197.5+250 = 447.5

Summer Spartakiad of the USSR: Medals and Results

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1979 Heavyweight 1 177.5+232.5 = 410
1983 Heavyweight 1 187.5+242.5 = 430

Cups of the USSR: Medals and Results

Year Weight Lift Rank Results (kg)
1981 Heavyweight Total 1 427.5
1981 Heavyweight Snatch 1 193
1982 Heavyweight Total 1 435
1982 Heavyweight Clean and Jerk 1 240
1982 Heavyweight Snatch 1 195
1986 Super Heavyweight Total 1 467.5
1986 Super Heavyweight Clean and Jerk 1 260
1986 Super Heavyweight Snatch 1 207.5
 

World Records Counter: 19 records

Press Snatch Jerk Total2 Total3
0 8 5 6 0

World Records by Leonid Taranenko

Date Lift Type Result Weight Class Location
  Note: * Unofficial world records
9/16/1979 Snatch  186  Heavyweight  Tallinn
3/9/1980 Snatch  187.5  Heavyweight  Podolsk
5/3/1980 Snatch  190  Heavyweight  Beograd
5/3/1980 Total (2)  420  Heavyweight  Beograd
7/29/1980 Clean and Jerk  240  Heavyweight  Moscow
7/29/1980 Total (2)  422.5  Heavyweight  Moscow
5/17/1981 Snatch  191  Heavyweight  Donetsk
12/24/1981 Snatch  193  Heavyweight  Donetsk
12/24/1981 Total (2)  427.5  Heavyweight  Donetsk
12/18/1982 Snatch  196  Heavyweight  Moscow
12/18/1982 Total (2)  435  Heavyweight  Moscow
3/5/1983 Snatch  196.5  Heavyweight  Odessa
3/5/1983 Clean and Jerk  242  Heavyweight  Odessa
7/30/1983 Clean and Jerk  242.5  Heavyweight  Moscow
9/16/1984 Snatch  200  Heavyweight  Varna
9/16/1984 Total (2)  442.5  Heavyweight  Varna
9/13/1987 Clean and Jerk  265.5  Super Heavyweight  Ostrava
11/26/1988 Clean and Jerk  266  Super Heavyweight  Canberra
11/26/1988 Total (2)  475  Super Heavyweight  Canberra
1981* Snatch  192.5  Heavyweight  Kazan
1981* Total (2)  425  Heavyweight  Kazan
1982* Snatch  195  Heavyweight  Smolensk
1982* Total (2)  430  Heavyweight  Minsk
1982* Total (2)  432.5  Heavyweight  Smolensk
1987* Total (2)    Super Heavyweight  Arkhangelsk
1987* Total (2)  470  Super Heavyweight  Lvov
 

Clip-0-Rama @ Lift Up: Leonid TARANENKO

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Leonid Taranenko In Action

Leonid TARANENKO

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