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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.

Use this list of renowned Russian weightlifters to discover some new weightlifters that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (10 items)
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Aleksandr Ivanov


Alexandr Konstantinovich Ivanov is a Russian weightlifter. Prior to the 2012 London Summer Olympics, his best result was 403 kg. He won the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's 94 kg category with a total of 409 kg. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 28

Birthplace: Rustavi, Georgia

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Andrey Demanov


Andrey Demanov is a Russian weightlifter. He competed for Russia at the 2012 Summer Olympics. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 32

Birthplace: Kuybyshev, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia

Apti Aukhadov is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Weightlifters from Russia
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Apti Aukhadov


Apti Aukhadov is a Russian weightlifter ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 25

Birthplace: Urus-Martan, Russia

Dmitry Klokov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Weightlifters from Russia
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Dmitriy Vyacheslavovich Klokov is a Russian weightlifter competing in the 105 kg category. He is 182 cm tall. Klokov was born in Balashikha, Moscow Oblast. He is the son of World Champion Vyacheslav Klokov, who also competed in the Heavyweight category. He became world champion at the 2005 World Championships, with a total of 419 kg. Klokov also participated at the 2005 and 2006 Arnold Sports Festivals in Columbus, Ohio. At the 2006 World Championships and 2007 World Championships he ranked 3rd. Klokov won the silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics, with a total of 423 kg. Klokov won the silver medal at the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships, with a 196kg snatch, 232kg clean and jerk ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 35

Birthplace: Balashikha, Russia

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