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Yordan Mitkov Wins the Olympics in Montreal


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July 22, 1976, Montreal, Canada – 20-year old middleweight Yordan Mitkov of Asenovgrad, Bulgaria clean-and-jerks 190kg and becomes an Olympic champion with a 335kg total in the 75kg weight class at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.


1976 Summer Olympics
Location: Montreal, CAN
Weight Class: Middleweight  [75 kg]</p>

More Info On 1976 Summer Olympics

Rank Athlete Results (kg)
1 Yordan MITKOV, Bulgaria 145OR+ 190OR = 335OR
2 Vartan MILITOSYAN, Soviet Union 145OR+ 185 = 330
3 Peter WENZEL, East Germany 145OR+ 182.5 = 327.5
4 Wolfgang HUBNER, East Germany 142.5+ 177.5 = 320
5 Arvo ALA-PONTIO, Finland 137.5+ 177.5 = 315
6 Andras STARK, Hungary 140+ 175 = 315
7 Ondrej HEKEL , Czechoslovakia 140+ 172.5 = 312.5
8 Daniel ZAYAS , Cuba 140+ 170 = 310
9 Norbert BERGMANN, West Germany 132.5+ 177.5 = 310
10 Klaus GROH, West Germany 137.5+ 170 = 307.5
11 Frederick LOWE, United States 135+ 170 = 305
12 Robert KABBAS, Australia 127.5+ 170 = 297.5
13 Mehdi Attar ASHRATI, Iran 130+ 165 = 295
14 Ludvik WAGNER, France 130+ 155 = 285
15 Mohammad  MALIK ARSHAD, Pakistan 122.5+ 160 = 282.5
900 Janos KOMJATI, Hungary 135+ 0 = 0
966 Dragomir CIOROSLAN, Romania 142.5+ 177.5 = 320


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