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Joachim KUNZ

German Democratic Republic (Germany)
TeamGerman Democratic Republic (Germany)
WeightliftingWeightlifting
Olympic Medals
1G
1S
Games Participations2
First Olympic GamesMoscow 1980
Year of Birth1959

Biography

Joachim Kunz had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1980 Olympics Lightweight class (335.0 kg); 1st in the 1988 Olympics Lightweight class (340.0 kg); 2nd in the 1979 World Championships Lightweight class (325.0 kg); 2nd in the 1980 World Championships Lightweight class (335.0 kg); 1st in the 1981 World Championships Lightweight class (340.0 kg); 1st in the 1983 World Championships Lightweight class (340.0 kg); 2nd in the 1979 European Championships Lightweight class (315.0 kg); 1st in the 1981 European Championships Lightweight class (340.0 kg); 1st in the 1983 European Championships Lightweight class (340.0 kg); 2nd in the 1985 European Championships Middleweight class (350.0 kg); 3rd in the 1986 European Championships Lightweight class (330.0 kg); 3rd in the 1987 European Championships Lightweight class (332.5 kg); 2nd in the 1988 European Championships Lightweight class (320.0 kg). He set 10 lightweight world records – four in the snatch, four in the clean & jerk, and two in the total.

Olympic Results

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