1998 World Weightlifting Championships – Men's +105 kg

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1998 World Championships
in Lahti, Finland
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Men Women
  56 kg     48 kg  
62 kg 53 kg
69 kg 58 kg
77 kg 63 kg
85 kg 69 kg
94 kg 75 kg
105 kg +75 kg
+105 kg

The 1998 World Weightlifting Championships were held in Lahti, Finland from November 7 to November 15. The men's competition in the super heavyweight division (+105 kg) was staged on 15 November 1998. The defending champion was Andrey Chemerkin from Russia, who won the title in the men's +108 kg division a year earlier at the 1997 World Championships in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Medalists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Snatch  Ara Vardanyan (ARM) 197.5 kg  Andrey Chemerkin (RUS) 197.5 kg  Viktors Ščerbatihs (LAT) 195.0 kg
Clean & Jerk  Andrey Chemerkin (RUS) 240.0 kg  Paweł Najdek (POL) 232.5 kg  Ara Vardanyan (ARM) 230.0 kg
Total  Andrey Chemerkin (RUS) 437.5 kg  Ara Vardanyan (ARM) 427.5 kg  Viktors Ščerbatihs (LAT) 422.5 kg

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world records were as follows.

World Record Snatch  Ronny Weller (GER) 205.5 kg Riesa, Germany 3 May 1998
Clean & Jerk World Standard 262.5 kg 1 January 1998
Total  Ronny Weller (GER) 465.0 kg Riesa, Germany 3 May 1998

Results[edit]

Rank Athlete Body weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total
1 2 3 Rank 1 2 3 Rank
1st, gold medalist(s)  Andrey Chemerkin (RUS) 177.61 190.0 197.5 206.0 2nd, silver medalist(s) 240.0 240.0 1st, gold medalist(s) 437.5
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Ara Vardanyan (ARM) 127.55 190.0 195.0 197.5 1st, gold medalist(s) 230.0 237.5 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 427.5
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Viktors Ščerbatihs (LAT) 126.28 185.0 190.0 195.0 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 227.5 235.0 235.0 4 422.5
4  Paweł Najdek (POL) 125.66 170.0 175.0 180.0 7 225.0 232.5 232.5 2nd, silver medalist(s) 407.5
5  Alekos Panatidis (GRE) 124.95 170.0 175.0 180.0 6 225.0 225.0 232.5 5 405.0
6  Andre Rohde (GER) 105.27 165.0 170.0 172.5 8 205.0 210.0 215.0 6 387.5
7  Jon Tecedor (ESP) 130.11 165.0 170.0 170.0 9 210.0 215.0 220.0 7 385.0
8  Bruno Soto (ESP) 147.83 160.0 165.0 170.0 10 205.0 212.5 212.5 8 377.5
9  Darren Liddel (NZL) 137.26 155.0 155.0 160.0 14 190.0 200.0 207.5 9 362.5
10  Tadayuki Higuchi (JPN) 141.42 155.0 160.0 165.0 12 190.0 200.0 202.5 10 362.5
11  Hany Mahmoud (EGY) 111.35 155.0 160.0 160.0 11 190.0 195.0 200.0 11 360.0
12  Ma Chang-hung (TPE) 131.02 145.0 150.0 152.5 16 190.0 195.0 195.0 12 347.5
13  Georges Wadja (CMR) 109.09 155.0 155.0 162.5 13 175.0 182.5 187.5 14 337.5
14  Djamel Aggdune (ALG) 105.47 145.0 152.5 155.0 15 170.0 177.5 182.5 13 335.0
15  Sigitas Sakalauskas (LTU) 113.40 135.0 142.5 142.5 17 180.0 190.0 190.0 15 322.5
16  Isca Kam (NRU) 126.07 135.0 142.5 142.5 18 172.5 16 307.5
17  Sharlon Hellement (NED) 111.35 115.0 120.0 125.0 19 155.0 162.5 167.5 17 292.5
 Ashot Danielyan (ARM) 159.30 190.0 195.0 197.5 4 232.5 232.5 235.0
 Ferenc Jakab-Tóth (HUN) 124.43 175.0 180.0 185.0 5 210.0 210.0 210.0
 Anders Bergström (SWE) 132.40 172.5 172.5 172.5

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