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Famous Weightlifters from Russia

Updated October 13, 2018 8.5k views10 items

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. {#nodes}
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  • Khadzhimurat Magomedovich Akkaev (Russian: Хаджимурат Магомедович Аккаев) (born March 27, 1985 in Tyrnyauz, Kabardino-Balkaria) is a Russian weightlifter of Balkar descent.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 35
    • Birthplace: Nalchik, Russia
  • Nadezhda Alexandrovna Evstyukhina (Russian: Надежда Александровна Евстюхина; born 27 May 1988) is a Russian weightlifter.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 32
    • Birthplace: Balashikha, Russia
  • Natalia Aleksandrovna Zabolotnaya (Russian: Наталья Александровна Заболотная; born 15 August 1985) is a Russian weightlifter.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 35
    • Birthplace: Rostov Oblast, Russia
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    Ruslan Albegov

    Ruslan Albegov is a Russian weightlifter competing in the +105 kg category. He won the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's +105 kg event with a combined total of 448 kg.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 32
    • Birthplace: Vladikavkaz, Russia
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