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GENNADY BESSONOV 

:: Born in 1954
:: Country: Soviet Union, Russia
:: Summer Olympics and World Championships Medals:
   Gold (2), Silver (1),
:: Weight Classes Competed in:
   Light Heavyweight (82.5KG), Middle Heavyweight (90KG),
:: World Records: 3
:: More Info:
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Olympic Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
No medals won.

World Championships: Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1977 Light Heavyweight 1 157.5+195= 352.5
1978 Middle Heavyweight 2 165+210= 375
1979 Middle Heavyweight 1 170+210= 380

European Championships: Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1977 Light Heavyweight 1 157.5+195= 352.5
1980 Middle Heavyweight 3 167.5+215= 382.5

USSR Championships: Medals and Results

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1976 Light Heavyweight 2 150+195 = 345
1979 Middle Heavyweight 2 167.5+210 = 377.5
1981 Middle Heavyweight 3 172.5+212.5 = 385

Summer Spartakiad of the USSR: Medals and Results

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1979 Middle Heavyweight 2 167.5+210 = 377.5
 

World Records Counter: 3 records

Press Snatch Jerk Total2 Total3
0 1 2 0 0

World Records by Gennady Bessonov

Date Lift Type Result Weight Class Location
3/21/1981 Snatch  181.5  Middle Heavyweight  Lvov
3/21/1981 Clean and Jerk  223.5  Middle Heavyweight  Lvov
9/1/1981 Clean and Jerk  225  Middle Heavyweight  Podolsk
 

Clip-0-Rama @ Lift Up: Gennady BESSONOV

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Gennady Bessonov In Action

Gennady BESSONOV
 

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