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Brian Cazeneuve
August 02, 2004
Here's the outlook for all 301 events, as well as the U.S. prospects and a gallery of international stars
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August 02, 2004

Medal Picks

Here's the outlook for all 301 events, as well as the U.S. prospects and a gallery of international stars

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[Gold]Sergei Filimonov, Kazakhstan
[Silver]Taner Sagir, Turkey
[Bronze]Plamen Jeliazkov, Bulgaria
Filimonov was fourth in Sydney despite competing in the B group.

85 kg (187 lbs.)

[Gold]Yuan Aijun, China
[Silver]Izzet Ince, Turkey
[Bronze]Pyrros Dimas, Greece
Albanian-born Dimas could become history's first four-time champ.

94 kg (207 lbs.)

[Gold]Milan Dobrev, Bulgaria
[Silver]Bakhytbek Akhmetov, Kazakhstan
[Bronze]Kakhi Kakiasvilis, Greece
Georgian-born Kakiasvilis also could become history's first four-time champ.

105 kg (231.5 lbs.)

[Gold]Alan Tsagaev, Bulgaria
[Silver]Saaed Saif Asad, Qatar
[Bronze]Igor Razoyonov, Ukraine
Qatar bought eight lifters, including Asad (n� Angel Popov), from Bulgaria.

105+ kg (231.5+ lbs.)

[Gold]Hossein Rezazadeh, Iran
[Silver]Viktor Scherbatichs, Latvia
[Bronze]Velichko Cholakov, Bulgaria
Wildly popular Rezazadeh represents a car company in a weightlifting league.

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