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Nicu Vlad

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameNicolae "Nicu"•Vlad
Used nameNicu•Vlad
Born1 November 1963 in Piscu (ROU)
Measurements181 cm / 100 kg
NOC(s) Romania

Biography

Nicu Vlad had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1984 Olympics Middle-Heavyweight class (392.5 kg.); 2nd in the 1988 Olympics Sub-Heavyweight class (402.5 kg.); 3rd in the 1996 Olympics Heavyweight class (420.0 kg.); 1st in the 1984 World Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (392.5 kg.); 3rd in the 1985 World Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (405.0 kg.); 1st in the 1986 World Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (437.5 kg.); 2nd in the 1987 World Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (420.0 kg.); 2nd in the 1989 World Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (412.5 kg.); 1st in the 1990 World Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (412.5 kg.); 2nd in the 1994 World Championships Heavyweight class (422.5 kg.); 1st in the 1985 European Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (400.0 kg.); 1st in the 1986 European Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (417.5 kg.); 2nd in the 1987 European Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (422.5 kg.); 2nd in the 1989 European Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (412.5 kg.); 2nd in the 1990 European Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (420.0 kg.); 2nd in the 1996 European Championships Heavyweight class (402.5 kg.). He set two world records in the snatch. Vlad initially competed for his native Romania, but later moved to Australia. He competed internationally for Australia but not at the Olympics.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1984 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Middle-Heavyweight, Men Olympic 1 Gold Representing Romania    
1988 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Heavyweight I, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Romania    
1992 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Heavyweight II, Men Olympic 4 Representing Romania    
1996 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Heavyweight II, Men Olympic 3 Bronze Representing Romania    

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1984 Summer Olympics 5 August 1984 Weightlifting Middle-Heavyweight, Men (≤90 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 387.5 1
1984 Summer Olympics 5 August 1984 Weightlifting Middle-Heavyweight, Men (≤90 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 392.5 1
1984 Summer Olympics 5 August 1984 Weightlifting Middle-Heavyweight, Men (≤90 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #3 172.5 AC
1984 Summer Olympics 5 August 1984 Weightlifting Middle-Heavyweight, Men (≤90 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #2 215.0 AC
1984 Summer Olympics 5 August 1984 Weightlifting Middle-Heavyweight, Men (≤90 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #3 220.0 AC
1988 Summer Olympics 26 September 1988 Weightlifting Heavyweight I, Men (≤100 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 397.5 2
1988 Summer Olympics 26 September 1988 Weightlifting Heavyweight I, Men (≤100 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 402.5 2
1988 Summer Olympics 26 September 1988 Weightlifting Heavyweight I, Men (≤100 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #1 180.0 AC
1988 Summer Olympics 26 September 1988 Weightlifting Heavyweight I, Men (≤100 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #2 185.0 AC
1988 Summer Olympics 26 September 1988 Weightlifting Heavyweight I, Men (≤100 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #2 217.5 AC
1996 Summer Olympics 29 July 1996 Weightlifting Heavyweight II, Men (≤108 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 420.0 3
1996 Summer Olympics 29 July 1996 Weightlifting Heavyweight II, Men (≤108 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #1 190.0 AC
1996 Summer Olympics 29 July 1996 Weightlifting Heavyweight II, Men (≤108 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #2 195.0 AC
1996 Summer Olympics 29 July 1996 Weightlifting Heavyweight II, Men (≤108 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #3 197.5 AC
1996 Summer Olympics 29 July 1996 Weightlifting Heavyweight II, Men (≤108 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #1 222.5 AC

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