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YURIK VARDANYAN 

:: Born in 1956
:: Country: Soviet Union, Armenia
:: Summer Olympics and World Championships Medals:
   Gold (7), Silver (1),
:: Weight Classes Competed in:
   Middleweight (75KG), Light Heavyweight (82.5KG), Middle Heavyweight (90KG),
:: World Records: 41
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Olympic Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1980 Light Heavyweight 1 177.5+222.5 = 400

World Championships: Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1977 Middleweight 1 152.5+192.5= 345
1978 Light Heavyweight 1 170+207.5= 377.5
1979 Light Heavyweight 1 170+200= 370
1980 Light Heavyweight 1 177.5+222.5= 400
1981 Light Heavyweight 1 170+222.5= 392.5
1982 Middle Heavyweight 2 185+210= 395
1983 Light Heavyweight 1 180+212.5= 392.5
1985 Light Heavyweight 1 177.5+220= 397.5

European Championships: Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1977 Middleweight 1 152.5+192.5= 345
1978 Light Heavyweight 1 170+202.5= 372.5
1980 Light Heavyweight 1 167.5+200= 367.5
1981 Light Heavyweight 1 170+222.5= 392.5
1982 Middle Heavyweight 2 185+210= 395
1983 Light Heavyweight 1 180+212.5= 392.5
1984 Light Heavyweight 2

USSR Championships: Medals and Results

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1977 Middleweight 1 157.5+190 = 347.5
1979 Light Heavyweight 1 175.5+215 = 390
1981 Middle Heavyweight 1 182.5+220 = 402.5
1982 Middle Heavyweight 1 190+225 = 415

Summer Spartakiad of the USSR: Medals and Results

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1979 Light Heavyweight 1 175.5+215 = 390

Cups of the USSR: Medals and Results

Year Weight Lift Rank Results (kg)
1976 Middleweight Total 1 342.5
1976 Middleweight Clean and Jerk 1 193
1976 Middleweight Snatch 1 150
 

World Records Counter: 41 records

Press Snatch Jerk Total2 Total3
0 15 15 11 0

World Records by Yurik Vardanyan

Date Lift Type Result Weight Class Location
  Note: * Unofficial world records
12/11/1976 Snatch  155.5  Middleweight  Sverdlovsk
12/11/1976 Clean and Jerk  193  Middleweight  Sverdlovsk
3/20/1977 Snatch  156  Middleweight  Vilnius
5/7/1977 Snatch  157.5  Middleweight  Rostov/Don
5/7/1977 Total (2)  347.5  Middleweight  Rostov/Don
3/18/1978 Clean and Jerk  210  Light Heavyweight  Moscow
3/18/1978 Total (2)  375  Light Heavyweight  Moscow
6/15/1978 Snatch  170.5  Light Heavyweight  Havirov
10/6/1978 Snatch  171  Light Heavyweight  Gettysburg
10/6/1978 Clean and Jerk  210.5  Light Heavyweight  Gettysburg
10/6/1978 Total (2)  377.5  Light Heavyweight  Gettysburg
3/3/1979 Clean and Jerk  212.5  Light Heavyweight  Leninakan
3/23/1979 Clean and Jerk  211  Light Heavyweight  Leningrad
4/7/1979 Clean and Jerk  211.5  Light Heavyweight  Meissen
6/3/1979 Total (2)  382.5  Light Heavyweight  Leninakan
7/30/1979 Snatch  175.5  Light Heavyweight  Leningrad
7/30/1979 Clean and Jerk  213  Light Heavyweight  Leningrad
7/30/1979 Clean and Jerk  215  Light Heavyweight  Leningrad
7/30/1979 Total (2)  387.5  Light Heavyweight  Leningrad
7/30/1979 Total (2)  390  Light Heavyweight  Leningrad
7/5/1980 Clean and Jerk  223  Middle Heavyweight  Moscow
7/26/1980 Snatch  177.5  Light Heavyweight  Moscow
7/26/1980 Clean and Jerk  215.5  Light Heavyweight  Moscow
7/26/1980 Clean and Jerk  222.5  Light Heavyweight  Moscow
7/26/1980 Total (2)  392.5  Light Heavyweight  Moscow
7/26/1980 Total (2)  400  Light Heavyweight  Moscow
5/15/1981 Snatch  182.5  Middle Heavyweight  Donetsk
5/15/1981 Clean and Jerk  224  Middle Heavyweight  Donetsk
5/15/1981 Total (2)  402.5  Middle Heavyweight  Donetsk
9/17/1981 Snatch  178  Light Heavyweight  Lille
9/17/1981 Clean and Jerk  223  Light Heavyweight  Lille
11/14/1981 Snatch  178.5  Light Heavyweight  Wienn
5/21/1982 Snatch  188  Middle Heavyweight  Dnepropetrovsk
5/21/1982 Snatch  190  Middle Heavyweight  Dnepropetrovsk
5/21/1982 Clean and Jerk  228  Middle Heavyweight  Dnepropetrovsk
5/21/1982 Total (2)  415  Middle Heavyweight  Dnepropetrovsk
10/27/1983 Snatch  180.5  Light Heavyweight  Moscow
9/14/1984 Snatch  181.5  Light Heavyweight  Varna
9/14/1984 Snatch  182.5  Light Heavyweight  Varna
9/14/1984 Clean and Jerk  224  Light Heavyweight  Varna
9/14/1984 Total (2)  405  Light Heavyweight  Varna
9/14/1984* Total (2)  402.5  Light Heavyweight  Varna
 

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Yurik Vardanyan In Action

Yurik VARDANYAN

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