Aleksandar Varbanov

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Aleksandar Varbanov
Personal information
Born May 9, 1964 (1964-05-09) (age 52)
Novi Pazar, Bulgaria

Aleksandar Varbanov (Bulgarian: Александър Върбанов; born May 9, 1964 in Novi Pazar) was a weightlifter for Bulgaria. He now lives and works as a weightlifting trainer in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Weightlifting achievements[edit]

  • Bronze medalist in Olympic Games (1988);
  • Senior world champion (1983, 1985 and 1986);
  • Silver medalist in Senior World Championships (1987);
  • Senior European champion (1983, 1985, 1986 and 1987);
  • Silver medalist at Senior European Championships (1984 and 1989);
  • Set ten world records during his career.[1][2]

Career bests[edit]

  • Clean and jerk: 200.0 kg on September 13, 1984 in Varna in class to 67.5 kg.
  • Clean and jerk: 215.5 kg on May 12, 1987 in Seoul in the class to 75 kg.
  • Total (snatch + clean and jerk): 382.5 kg on February 20, 1988 in Plovdiv in the class to 75 kg.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Alexander Varbanov". Lift Up. Retrieved 16 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Aleksandar Varbanov". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 16 January 2010.