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Famous Male Weightlifters

Updated June 8, 2017 4.0k views153 items

List of famous male weightlifters, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male weightlifters list contains the most prominent and top males known for being weightlifters. There are thousand of males working as weightlifters in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic weightlifters have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a weightlifter then the people below should give you inspiration.

List people include Lu Yong, Daniyar Ismayilov and more.

While this isn't a list of all male weightlifters, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male weightlifters?" and "Who are the best male weightlifters?"
  • Oleksiy Torokhtiy is a Ukrainian weightlifter. He won the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's 105 kg category with a total of 412 kg. He finished in 11th place at the 2008 Olympics....  more
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      Anatolii Cîrîcu

      Anatolii Cîrîcu is a Moldovan weightlifter. Cîrîcu is the champion of the 2012 European Weightlifting Championships for the 94 kg category. He also participated in the 2011 European Weightlifting Championships, where he won the Silver medal. At the 2012 Summer Olympics he won the bronze medal in the men's 94kg category, lifting a total of 407 kg....  more
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        Miika Antti-Roiko

        Miika Antti-Roiko is a Finnish weightlifter. He competed for Finland at the 2012 Summer Olympics, finishing 19th on Men's 94 kg....  more
        • Eko Yuli Irawan (born 24 July 1989) is an Indonesian weightlifter, Olympian, and World Champion competing in the 62 kg category until 2018 and 61 kg starting in 2018 after the International Weightlifting Federation reorganized the categories.In his career he has won three medals at the Summer Olympics, five medals at world championships, and three medals at the Asian Games, including a gold in 2018....  more