Vadim Vacarciuc will be the member of the Parliament in Moldova again
Vadim Vacarciuc will be the member of the Parliament in Moldova again. The results of the elections from 29 of July were announced and his liberal party obtained 15 places (he is number 8 in the list). After confirming the results by the Constitutional Court the parliament will start to work (approximatively by the end of August).
He participated four Olympic Games. He was ranked 5th in Atlanta and in Sydney. In Athens he was eliminated after his three unsuccessful snatch attempts. In 2008 Beijing Olympics he achieved 12th position at age of 35.
Vadim Vacarciuc had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1995 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class (375.0 kg); 3rd in the 2003 World Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (400.0 kg); 3rd in the 1994 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (370.0 kg); 2nd in the 2000 European Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (395.0 kg). In 2003 Vancouver World Championships he was ranked No 1. in clean and jerk (222.5, 94 kg category)