Famous Weightlifters from Russia

List of notable or famous weightlifters from Russia, with bios and photos, including the top weightlifters born in Russia and even some popular weightlifters who immigrated to Russia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Russian 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 Russia is included when available.

This list below has a variety of people in it, from Apti Aukhadov to Ruslan Albegov.

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

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  • Aleksandr Ivanov

    Aleksandr Konstantinovich Ivanov (Russian: Александр Константинович Иванов; born July 22, 1989) is a Russian weightlifter. Prior to the 2012 London Summer Olympics, his best result was 403 kg (185 snatch + 218 clean and jerk achieved in Antalya 2010).
    • Age: 33
    • Birthplace: Rustavi, Georgia
  • Andrey Demanov

    Andrey Demanov is a Russian weightlifter. He competed for Russia at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
    • Age: 37
    • Birthplace: Kuybyshev, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia
  • Apti Aukhadov
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    Apti Aukhadov

    Apti Aukhadov is a Russian weightlifter
    • Age: 30
    • Birthplace: Urus-Martan, Russia
  • Dmitry Klokov
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    Dmitriy Vyacheslavovich Klokov (Russian: Дмитрий Вячеславович Клоков; born February 18, 1983) is a Russian former Olympic weightlifter, and World Champion. He competed in the 105 kg category.
    • Age: 40
    • Birthplace: Balashikha, Russia
  • Khadzhimurat Magomedovich Akkaev (Russian: Хаджимурат Магомедович Аккаев) (born March 27, 1985 in Tyrnyauz, Kabardino-Balkaria) is a Russian weightlifter of Balkar descent.
    • Age: 38
    • Birthplace: Nalchik, Russia
  • Nadezhda Alexandrovna Evstyukhina (Russian: Надежда Александровна Евстюхина; born 27 May 1988) is a Russian weightlifter.
    • Age: 35
    • Birthplace: Balashikha, Russia