READ Famous Weightlifters from Belarus

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List of notable or famous weightlifters from Belarus, with bios and photos, including the top weightlifters born in Belarus and even some popular weightlifters who immigrated to Belarus. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Belorussian weightlifters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These weightlifters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known weightlifter from Belarus is included when available.

Iryna Kulesha and Andrei Rybakou are included in this list.

This historic weightlifters from Belarus list can help answer the questions "Who are some Belorussian weightlifters of note?" and "Who are the most famous weightlifters from Belarus?" These prominent weightlifters of Belarus may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Belorussian weightlifters.

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Aliaksandr Makaranka

Aliaksandr Makaranka is a Belarusian weightlifter. He competed for Belarus in at the 2012 Summer Olympics. ...more

Age: 28

Birthplace: Orsha, Belarus

Andrei Rybakou is a Belarusian weightlifter who won silver medals in Men's 85 kg at the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics, setting a world record at the 2008 Olympics. In April 2006 he won the European Championship. Later that year, during the 2006 World Weightlifting Championships he was crowned as the World Champion in the 85 kg category. He won the gold medal in the 85 kg category again at the 2007 World Weightlifting Championships setting a world record with a 187 kg snatch. ...more

Age: 36

Birthplace: Mogilev, Belarus

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Dzina Sazanavets

Dzina Sazanavets is a weightlifter representing Belarus. She was placed fourth at the 2012 Summer Olympics at the women's 69 kg event, just after her countrymate Maryna Shkermankova. ...more

Age: 27

Birthplace: Klichaw


Iryna Kulesha

Iryna Mikhailovna Kulesha is a Belarusian weightlifter. She won two bronze medals in the under 75 kg weight category, at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. She is coached by Viktor Shilay. ...more

Age: 31

Birthplace: Brest, Belarus