Asen Zlatev

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAsen Ivanov•Zlatev
Used nameAsen•Zlatev
Original nameАсен Иванов•Златев
Born23 May 1960 in Tsarimir (BUL)
Measurements173 cm / 75 kg
NOC Bulgaria

Biography

Asen Zlatev had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1980 Olympics Middleweight class (360.0 kg); 1st in the 1980 World Championships Middleweight class (360.0 kg); 2nd in the 1981 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (372.5 kg); 1st in the 1982 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (400.0 kg); 2nd in the 1983 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (390.0 kg); 2nd in the 1985 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (392.5 kg); 1st in the 1986 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (405.0 kg); 3rd in the 1987 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (375.0 kg); 1st in the 1980 European Championships Middleweight class (355.0 kg); 2nd in the 1981 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (372.5 kg); 1st in the 1982 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (400.0 kg); 2nd in the 1983 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (390.0 kg); 1st in the 1984 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class; 1st in the 1985 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (392.5 kg); 2nd in the 1986 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (375.0 kg); 1st in the 1987 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (392.5 kg). He set 13 world records in the middleweight and light-heavyweight classes – four in the snatch, four in the clean & jerk, and five in the total.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Summer Olympics Weightlifting BUL Asen Zlatev
Middleweight, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold