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János Baranyai’s biography, net worth, fact, career, awards and life story

Intro Hungarian weightlifter
A.K.A. Baranyai János
Is Athlete 
Weightlifter 
From Hungary 
Type Sports 
Gender male
Birth 24 June 1984, Oroszlány
Age: 36 years

János Baranyai (born June 24, 1984) is a Hungarian weightlifter and a former judo wrestler from Oroszlány, Hungary.
He competed at the 2006 World Championships and 2007 World Championships in the 77 kg category, ranking 33rd in both events.
On August 13, 2008 at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, Baranyai suffered a dislocated elbow while attempting to lift 148 kg in the men’s 77 kg snatch.
After a two-year recovery and training period, Baranyai returned to international competitive weightlifting, participating both in the 2010 European Championships in Minsk and the 2010 World Championships in Antalya. At both events, he competed in the 85 kg category, and finished in the 7th and 15th places, respectively.

Major Results

Year Venue Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total Rank
1 2 3 Rank 1 2 3 Rank
Representing  Hungary
Olympic Games
2008 Beijing, China 77 kg 140 145 148 18
World Championships
2015 Houston, United States 85 kg
2014 Almaty, Kazakhstan 85 kg 140 145 147 33 175 180 180 37 322 34
2013 Wroclaw, Poland 85 kg 150 150 155 11 188 191 193 9 346 10
2010 Antalya, Turkey 85 kg 147 152 155 18 186 190 195 12 350 15
2007 Chiang Mai, Thailand 77 kg 135 140 143 34 165 170 175 34 310 33
2006 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 77 kg 135 140 142 31 166 171 175 31 311 33
2003 Vancouver, Canada 77 kg 142.5 142.5 142.5
European Championships
2015 Tbilisi, Georgia 85 kg 145 150 152 10 180 184 187 10 336 9
2014 Tel Aviv, Israel 85 kg 145 150 152 6 182 187 189 8 341 7
2013 Tirana, Albania 85 kg 150 155 157 7 190 195 195 6 347 6
2012 Antalya, Turkey 85 kg 155 159 162 5 190 196 196 6 352 6
2011 Kazan, Russia 85 kg 155 160 163 7 190 195 201 4 361 5
2010 Minsk, Belarus 85 kg 145 150 153 6 185 190 192 6 343 7
2008 Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy 77 kg 140 145 147 9 170 175 178 9 325 8
2007 Strasbourg, France 77 kg 135 140 143 17 171 175 179 13 318 14
2006 Wladyslawowo, Poland 77 kg 135 140 143 11 173 177 181 7 324 8