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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 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 NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Summer Olympics Weightlifting ROU Nicu Vlad
Middle-Heavyweight, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
1988 Summer Olympics Weightlifting ROU Nicu Vlad
Heavyweight I, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
1992 Summer Olympics Weightlifting ROU Nicu Vlad
Heavyweight II, Men (Olympic) 4
1996 Summer Olympics Weightlifting ROU Nicu Vlad
Heavyweight II, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze

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