||Dmitriy Vyacheslavovich Klokov
February 18, 1983 |
||1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
||105 kilograms (231 lb)
||- 105 kg
Dmitriy Vyacheslavovich Klokov (Russian: Дмитрий Вячеславович Клоков) (born February 18, 1983) 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 for a total of 428kg at a body weight of 104.6kg. He lost to a fellow Russian, Khadzhimurat Akkayev by 2 kilos (on the snatch).
Klokov was scheduled to compete at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 105kg class but was forced to withdraw due to undisclosed medical reasons.
Klokov is married, and with two daughters.