Erol Bilgin

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Erol Bilgin
Personal information
Nationality Turkish
Born (1987-02-20) February 20, 1987 (age 30)
Kütahya, Turkey
Height 1.58 m (5.2 ft)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
Country Turkey
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) –62 kg

Erol Bilgin (born February 20, 1987 in Kütahya, Turkey)[1] is a Turkish European champion in weightlifting competing in the 62 kg division.

Career[edit]

He was born in the western Anatolian city of Kütahya. Bilgin started weightlifting in 1998 at the Kütahya Gençlik Merkezi S.K. Two years later, he transferred to Tarım Kredi S.K. He is coached by Hilmi Pekünlü.[1]

Bilgin is 1.57 m (5.2 ft) tall and weighs 62 kg (137 lb).[2]

Achievements[edit]

World Championships

Rank Discipline Snatch Clean&Jerk Total Place Date
3 –62 kg 143.0 171.0 314.0 Antalya, TUR September 19, 2010

European Championships

Rank Discipline Snatch Clean&Jerk Total Place Date
1 –62 kg 139.0 165.0 304.0 Minsk, BLR April 2–11, 2010[3]
1 –62 kg 133.0 160.0 293.0 Bucharest, ROM April 3–12, 2009
2 –62 kg 135.0 160.0 295.0 Lignano Sabbiadoro, ITA April 11–20, 2008
3 –62 kg 128.0 158.0 276.0 Strasbourg, FRA April 14–22, 2007[4]
2 –56 kg 120.0 145.0 265.0 Sofia, BUL April 19–25, 2005

University World Championships

Rank Discipline Snatch Clean&Jerk Total Place Date
2 –62 kg 125.0 160.0 285.0 Izmir, TUR Jun 30-Jul 2, 2006

World Junior Championships

Rank Discipline Snatch Clean&Jerk Total Place Date
2 –56 kg 115.0 135.0 250.0 Minsk, BEL May 24–30, 2004

European Junior Championships

Rank Discipline Snatch Clean&Jerk Total Place Date
1 –56 kg 112.5 145.0 257.5 Burgas, BUL Sep 20-26, 2004

European Youth 17 Championships

Rank Discipline Snatch Clean&Jerk Total Place Date
1 –56 kg 110.0 ER 135.0 245.0 ER Stavanger, NOR Jul 26-Aug 1, 2004

European Under 16 Championships

Rank Discipline Snatch Clean&Jerk Total Place Date
1 –45 kg 77.5 ER 102.5 ER 180.0 ER Villeneuve-Loubet, FRA Aug 22-26, 2004

[1][5]

ER: European Record

World rank[edit]

Bilgin ranked 12th in the world list as of 2008, sharing the place with Antoniu Buci from Romania, with his result of 295 kg in total achieved at the 2008 European Weightlifting Championships held in Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Erol Bilgin Özgeçmiş" (in Turkish). Governorate of Kütahya official website. Retrieved April 12, 2009. 
  2. ^ "2008 Beijing Summer Olympics-Athletes-Erol Bilgin". NBC Olympics. Retrieved April 12, 2009. 
  3. ^ "European Senior Weightlifting Championships 2010" (PDF). European Weightlifting Federation. Retrieved 2010-04-09. 
  4. ^ "Journée du 18 avril 2007-Tous les résultats de cette journée (6 pages)-Championnats d'Europe d'Haltérophilie" (PDF) (in French). Eurosport. Retrieved April 12, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Competitions". International Weightlifting Federation. Retrieved April 12, 2009. 
  6. ^ "2008 Annunal World Ranking". International Weightlifting Federation. Retrieved April 12, 2009.