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

This list features people like Iulia Paratova and Igor Shymechko.

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

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Artem Ivanov is a Ukrainian and Russian weightlifter. His best total is 420 kg. If this had not been completed at a domestic event, it would have represented a substantial increase on the world record at this weight division. At the 2012 Olympic Games, Ivanov did not appear for his weigh-in, ...more

Age: 28

Birthplace: Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine

Profession: Weightlifter

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Artem Udachyn

Artem Serhiyovych Udachyn is a male weightlifter from Ukraine. He twice competed for his native country at the Summer Olympics in the men's super heavyweight division, finishing in 11th and 4th place in the final standings. In the 2003 world weightlifting championships in Vancouver he got the silver ...more

Age: 35

Birthplace: Donetsk, Ukraine

Profession: Weightlifter


Ihor Shymechko

Ihor Myronovych Shymechko is a Ukrainian weightlifter. He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the +105 kg event. ...more

Age: 29

Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine

Profession: Weightlifter


Iulia Paratova

Yulia Paratova is a Ukrainian weighlifter. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Women's 53 kg, finishing 5th. ...more

Age: 29

Birthplace: Odessa, Ukraine

Profession: Weightlifter