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Marc Huster

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMarc•Huster
Used nameMarc•Huster
Born1 July 1970 in Altdöbern, Brandenburg (GER)
Measurements174 cm / 81-84 kg
AffiliationsVfL Meißen, Meißen (GER) / Chemnitzer AC, Chemnitz (GER) / Riesaer AC, Riesa (GER)
NOC(s) Germany

Biography

Marc Huster had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1996 Olympics Light-Heavyweight class (382.5 kg); 2nd in the 2000 Olympics Light-Heavyweight class (390.0 kg); 2nd in the 1993 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (375.0 kg); 1st in the 1994 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (382.5 kg); 2nd in the 1995 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (385.0 kg); 2nd in the 1998 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (385.0 kg); 3rd in the 1999 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (382.5 kg); 1st in the 1997 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (377.5 kg); 1st in the 1998 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (382.5 kg); 1st in the 1999 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (387.5 kg). He set three light-heavyweight world records – two in the clean & jerk and one in the total. He later became a sportscaster, commentating on weightlifting competitions.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1992 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men Olympic 7 Representing Germany    
1996 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Germany    
2000 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Germany    

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1996 Summer Olympics 26 July 1996 Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men (≤83 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 372.5 2
1996 Summer Olympics 26 July 1996 Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men (≤83 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #2 170.0 AC
1996 Summer Olympics 26 July 1996 Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men (≤83 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #1 202.5 AC
1996 Summer Olympics 26 July 1996 Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men (≤83 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #2 207.5 AC
1996 Summer Olympics 26 July 1996 Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men (≤83 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #3 212.5 WR AC
1996 Summer Olympics 26 July 1996 Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men (≤83 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Extra Lift 213.5 AC
2000 Summer Olympics 23 September 2000 Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men (≤85 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 382.5 2
2000 Summer Olympics 23 September 2000 Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men (≤85 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 387.5 2
2000 Summer Olympics 23 September 2000 Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men (≤85 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 390.0 2
2000 Summer Olympics 23 September 2000 Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men (≤85 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #1 172.5 AC
2000 Summer Olympics 23 September 2000 Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men (≤85 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #3 177.5 AC
2000 Summer Olympics 23 September 2000 Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men (≤85 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #2 210.0 AC
2000 Summer Olympics 23 September 2000 Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight, Men (≤85 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #3 212.5 AC

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