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Tony URRUTIA

Team
United States of AmericaUnited States of America
CubaCuba
WeightliftingWeightlifting
Games Participations3
First Olympic GamesMontreal 1976
Year of Birth1957

Biography

Roberto “Tony” Urrutia had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1977 World Championships Lightweight class (315.0 kg); 1st in the 1978 World Championships Middleweight class (347.5 kg); 1st in the 1979 World Championships Middleweight class (345.0 kg); 1st in the 1975 Pan-American Games Lightweight class (300.0 kg); 1st in the 1979 Pan-American Games Middleweight class (340.0 kg). He set seven world records – five in the snatch and two in the total. Urrutia later defected to the United States and competed at the 1988 and 1992 Olympics for the USA.

Olympic Results

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