Andrei Rybakou

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Andrei Rybakou
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Medal record
Men's Weightlifting
Competitor for  Belarus
Olympic Games
Silver 2004 Athens -85 kg
Silver 2008 Beijing -85 kg
World Championships
Gold 2006 Santo Domingo -85 kg
Gold 2007 Chiang Mai -85 kg
European Championships
Gold 2006 Władysławowo -85 kg

Andrei Rybakou (Belarusian: Андрэй Рыбакоў) (born March 4, 1982 in Mogilev, Belarussian SSR) 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.[1]

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.[2]

He won the gold medal in the 85 kg category again at the 2007 World Weightlifting Championships[2] setting a world record with a 187 kg snatch.[3]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "FLASH: BELARUS RYBAKOU BREAKS MEN'S 85KG WEIGHTLIFTING WORLD RECORD". Retrieved 2012-07-28. 
  2. ^ a b "Rybakou Andrei". International Weightlifting Federation. Retrieved 29 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Andrei Rybakou". Lift Up. Retrieved 8 May 2010.