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Ronny Weller

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 2
Bronze 1
Total 4
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameRonny•Weller
Used nameRonny•Weller
Born22 July 1969 in Oelsnitz, Sachsen (GER)
Measurements183 cm / 108-152 kg
AffiliationsASK Vorwärts Frankfurt, Frankfurt an der Oder (GER) / VfL Duisburg-Süd, Duisburg (GER) / AC Mutterstadt, Mutterstadt (GER) / TSG Haßloch, Haßloch (GER)
NOC(s) East Germany Germany

Biography

Ronny Weller had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1988 Olympics Heavyweight class (425.0 kg); 1st in the 1992 Olympics Heavyweight class (432.5 kg); 2nd in the 1996 Olympics Unlimited class (455.0 kg); 2nd in the 2000 Olympics Unlimited class (467.5 kg); 2nd in the 1991 World Championships Heavyweight class (420.0 kg); 1st in the 1993 World Championships Unlimited class (442.5 kg); 2nd in the 1995 World Championships Unlimited class (440.0 kg); 2nd in the 1997 World Championships Unlimited class (450.0 kg); 2nd in the 1924 European Championships Lightweight class; 2nd in the 1948 European Championships Middleweight class; 3rd in the 1988 European Championships Heavyweight class (435.0 kg); 2nd in the 1993 European Championships Heavyweight class (420.0 kg); 1st in the 1998 European Championships Unlimited class (465.0 kg); 2nd in the 1999 European Championships Unlimited class (437.5 kg); 2nd in the 2000 European Championships Unlimited class (455.0 kg); 1st in the 2002 European Championships Unlimited class (450.0 kg); 3rd in the 2004 European Championships Unlimited class (437.5 kg). He set five unlimited world records from 1993-98 – two in the snatch, one in the clean & jerk, and two in the total.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1988 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Heavyweight II, Men Olympic 3 Bronze Representing East Germany    
1992 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Heavyweight II, Men Olympic 1 Gold Representing Germany    
1996 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Germany    
2000 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Germany    
2004 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men Olympic AC Representing Germany    

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1988 Summer Olympics 27 September 1988 Weightlifting Heavyweight II, Men (≤110 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 425.0 3
1988 Summer Olympics 27 September 1988 Weightlifting Heavyweight II, Men (≤110 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #3 190.0 AC
1996 Summer Olympics 30 July 1996 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>108 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 445.0 2
1996 Summer Olympics 30 July 1996 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>108 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 452.5 2
1996 Summer Olympics 30 July 1996 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>108 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 455.0 2
1996 Summer Olympics 30 July 1996 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>108 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #1 195.0 AC
1996 Summer Olympics 30 July 1996 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>108 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #2 200.0 AC
1996 Summer Olympics 30 July 1996 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>108 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #1 245.0 AC
1996 Summer Olympics 30 July 1996 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>108 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #2 252.5 AC
1996 Summer Olympics 30 July 1996 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>108 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #3 255.0 WR AC
2000 Summer Olympics 26 September 2000 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>105 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 460.0 2
2000 Summer Olympics 26 September 2000 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>105 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 467.5 WR 2
2000 Summer Olympics 26 September 2000 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>105 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #1 200.0 AC
2000 Summer Olympics 26 September 2000 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>105 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #3 210.0 WR AC
2000 Summer Olympics 26 September 2000 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>105 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #1 250.0 AC
2000 Summer Olympics 26 September 2000 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>105 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #2 257.5 AC

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