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Nikolay PECHALOV

Team
CroatiaCroatia
BulgariaBulgaria
WeightliftingWeightlifting
Olympic Medals
1G
1S
2B
Games Participations4
First Olympic GamesBarcelona 1992
Year of Birth1970

Biography

Nikolai Peshalov had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1992 Olympics Featherweight class (305.0 kg); 3rd in the 1996 Olympics Bantamweight class (302.5 kg); 1st in the 2000 Olympics Featherweight class (325.0 kg); 3rd in the 2004 Olympics Lightweight class (337.5 kg); 2nd in the 1989 World Championships Featherweight class (307.5 kg); 1st in the 1990 World Championships Featherweight class (297.5 kg); 1st in the 1993 World Championships Bantamweight class (305.0 kg); 1st in the 1994 World Championships Bantamweight class (302.5 kg); 3rd in the 1995 World Championships Bantamweight class (295.0 kg); 2nd in the 1998 World Championships Featherweight class (317.5 kg); 2nd in the 1989 European Championships Featherweight class (307.5 kg); 2nd in the 1990 European Championships Featherweight class (287.5 kg); 1st in the 1991 European Championships Featherweight class (302.5 kg); 1st in the 1992 European Championships Featherweight class (312.5 kg); 1st in the 1993 European Championships Bantamweight class (295.0 kg); 1st in the 1994 European Championships Bantamweight class (297.5 kg); 1st in the 1995 European Championships Bantamweight class (305.0 kg); 1st in the 1997 European Championships Bantamweight class (290.0 kg); 3rd in the 1999 European Championships Featherweight class (312.5 kg); 1st in the 2000 European Championships Featherweight class (325.0 kg); 1st in the 2001 European Championships Featherweight class (300.0 kg); 3rd in the 2002 European Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (395.0 kg); 2nd in the 2004 European Championships Lightweight class (330.0 kg). He set five featherweight world records – three in the clean & jerk, and two in the total. Peshalov started his career lifting for Bulgaria, but later emigrated to Croatia and competed internationally for them from 1998.

Olympic Results

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