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Yoto Yotov

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameYoto Vasilev•Yotov
Used nameYoto•Yotov
Original nameЙото Василев•Йотов
Born22 May 1969 in Pernik (BUL)
Measurements165 cm / 79 kg
AffiliationsMinyor, Pernik / AC Mutterstadt (GER)
NOC(s) Bulgaria

Biography

Yoto Yotov had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1992 Olympics Lightweight class (327.5 kg); 2nd in the 1996 Olympics Middleweight class (360.0 kg); 2nd in the 1989 World Championships Lightweight class (337.5 kg); 2nd in the 1990 World Championships Lightweight class (332.5 kg); 1st in the 1991 World Championships Lightweight class (345.0 kg); 1st in the 1993 World Championships Lightweight class (342.5 kg); 2nd in the 1994 World Championships Lightweight class (345.0 kg); 2nd in the 1995 World Championships Middleweight class (365.0 kg); 1st in the 1997 World Championships Middleweight class (367.5 kg); 2nd in the 1989 European Championships Lightweight class (337.5 kg); 1st in the 1990 European Championships Lightweight class (340.0 kg); 1st in the 1991 European Championships Lightweight class (340.0 kg); 1st in the 1992 European Championships Lightweight class (337.5 kg); 1st in the 1993 European Championships Lightweight class (342.5 kg); 1st in the 1994 European Championships Lightweight class (345.0 kg); 1st in the 1997 European Championships Middleweight class (355.0 kg). He set two lightweight world records in 1994 – one each in the clean & jerk and the total.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1992 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Lightweight, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Bulgaria    
1996 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Middleweight, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Bulgaria    

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1996 Summer Olympics 24 July 1996 Weightlifting Middleweight, Men (≤76 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 352.5 2
1996 Summer Olympics 24 July 1996 Weightlifting Middleweight, Men (≤76 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 360.0 2
1996 Summer Olympics 24 July 1996 Weightlifting Middleweight, Men (≤76 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #2 160.0 AC
1996 Summer Olympics 24 July 1996 Weightlifting Middleweight, Men (≤76 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #1 192.5 AC
1996 Summer Olympics 24 July 1996 Weightlifting Middleweight, Men (≤76 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #2 200.0 AC

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