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Marian Zieliński

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 3
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMarian•Zieliński
Used nameMarian•Zieliński
Born24 December 1929 in Chełm, Lubelskie (POL)
Died13 October 2005 in Warszawa (Warsaw), Mazowieckie (POL)
Measurements160 cm / 60-67 kg
AffiliationsLegia Warszawa, Warszawa (POL)
NOC(s) Poland

Biography

Marian Zieliński had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1956 Olympics Featherweight class (335.0 kg); 3rd in the 1964 Olympics Lightweight class (420.0 kg); 3rd in the 1968 Olympics Lightweight class (420.0 kg); 1st in the 1959 World Championships Featherweight class (365.0 kg); 3rd in the 1961 World Championships Lightweight class (395.0 kg); 3rd in the 1962 World Championships Lightweight class (405.0 kg); 1st in the 1963 World Championships Lightweight class (417.5 kg); 3rd in the 1964 World Championships Lightweight class (420.0 kg); 2nd in the 1965 World Championships Lightweight class (425.0 kg); 2nd in the 1966 World Championships Lightweight class (410.0 kg); 3rd in the 1968 World Championships Lightweight class (420.0 kg); 3rd in the 1956 European Championships Featherweight class (325.0 kg); 3rd in the 1957 European Championships Lightweight class (347.5 kg); 1st in the 1959 European Championships Featherweight class (365.0 kg); 1st in the 1960 European Championships Lightweight class (377.5 kg); 3rd in the 1961 European Championships Lightweight class (395.0 kg); 3rd in the 1962 European Championships Lightweight class (405.0 kg); 1st in the 1963 European Championships Lightweight class (417.5 kg); 2nd in the 1966 European Championships Lightweight class (410.0 kg); 2nd in the 1968 European Championships Lightweight class (405.0 kg). He set four featherweight and lightweight world records from 1958-64 – two in the snatch, one in the clean & jerk, and one in the total.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1956 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Featherweight, Men Olympic 3 Bronze Representing Poland    
1960 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Lightweight, Men Olympic 4 Representing Poland    
1964 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Lightweight, Men Olympic 3 Bronze Representing Poland    
1968 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Lightweight, Men Olympic 3 Bronze Representing Poland    

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1956 Summer Olympics 23 November 1956 Weightlifting Featherweight, Men (≤60 kg, Military Press) Military Press, Lift #3 105.0 AC
1960 Summer Olympics 8 September 1960 Weightlifting Lightweight, Men (≤67½ kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #1 150.0 AC
1964 Summer Olympics 13 October 1964 Weightlifting Lightweight, Men (≤67½ kg, Triathlon) Final Standings 420.0 3
1964 Summer Olympics 13 October 1964 Weightlifting Lightweight, Men (≤67½ kg, Military Press) Military Press, Lift #1 130.0 AC
1964 Summer Olympics 13 October 1964 Weightlifting Lightweight, Men (≤67½ kg, Military Press) Military Press, Lift #2 135.0 AC
1964 Summer Olympics 13 October 1964 Weightlifting Lightweight, Men (≤67½ kg, Military Press) Military Press, Lift #3 140.0 WR AC
1964 Summer Olympics 13 October 1964 Weightlifting Lightweight, Men (≤67½ kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #1 160.0 AC