Marcin Dołęga

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Marcin Dołęga
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Marcin Dołęga
Personal information
Nationality Polish
Born (1982-07-18) July 18, 1982 (age 31)
Lukow, Poland
Years active 1999-
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) (2014)
Weight 113 kg (249 lb) (2014)
Sport
Country Poland
Sport Olympic weightlifting
Event(s) 105 kg, +105 kg
Club CWSPCiSS Zawisza Bydgoszcz
Turned pro 1999
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Snatch: 201 kg (2008)
  • Clean & Jerk: 235 kg (2008)
  • Total: 435 kg (2008)

Marcin Dołęga (born July 18, 1982 in Łuków) is a Polish weightlifter in the 105 kg weight division. He broke the snatch world record in 2002 with 198 kg, and in 2006 with 199 kg.[1]

In 2004 Dołęga was banned for two years because of doping use.[2]

He won at the 2006 World Weightlifting Championships, with a total of 415 kg.[3] He also won at the 2006 European Weightlifting Championships. He represented Poland at the 2008 Summer Olympics, ranking 4th with a total of 420 kg.[3]

He won the gold medal in the 105 kg category again at the 2009 World Weightlifting Championships, with a total of 426 kg.[3]

His brothers Robert and Daniel are also weightlifters.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Progress of World Records, Men's 105 kg". International Weightlifting Federation. 
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ a b c "DOLEGA Marcin". International Weightlifting Federation. Retrieved 2009-12-04.