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Turkey
Age: 31
Date of Birth: July 14, 1973
Hometown: Kircaali, Bulgaria
Current Residence: Ankara, Turkey
Country: Turkey
Sport: Men's Weightlifting
Event: 137 pounds (62 kg).
Height: 4-11
College: Sakarya University Adapazari
Club: Konya Kombassan Club
Coach: Enver Turkileri
Previous Olympics: 2000, 1996 - 1st; 1992 - 5th.
World championships: 2003, 1999, 1998, 1994 - 1st; 1995, 1993 - 2nd.
National/world rank: Not currently ranked; no 2004 international competition to date.
Other career highlights: Can become only fourth weightlifter to win three Olympic gold medals. Virtually unchallenged since 1996; no active lifter has beaten Mutlu in a world-class event. 1993 world junior champion. Eight-time European champion. Named Turkey's 1999 sportsman of the year. Born Huben Hubenov in Bulgaria.

Results: Halil Mutlu
PlaceEventTime/ScoreYear
GoldMen's 56kg295.0Athens 2004
GoldMen's 56kgSydney 2000
GoldMen's 56kgAtlanta 1996