Dmitry Klokov

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Dmitry Klokov
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Klokov in 2011.
Personal information
Full name Dmitriy Vyacheslavovich Klokov
Nationality Russian
Born (1983-02-18) February 18, 1983 (age 31)
Balashikha, Russia
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 105 kg (231 lb)
Sport
Country Russia
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) 105 kg
Turned pro 2004
Coached by Alexander Venkov
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Snatch: 196 kg (2011)
  • Clean & Jerk: 232 kg (2011)
  • Total: 428 kg (2011)

Dmitriy Vyacheslavovich Klokov (Russian: Дмитрий Вячеславович Клоков) (born February 18, 1983)[1] is a Russian weightlifter competing in the 105 kg category. He is 182 cm tall.

Klokov was born in Balashikha, Moscow Oblast.[2] He is the son of World Champion Vyacheslav Klokov, who also competed in the Heavyweight category.[3][4]

He became world champion at the 2005 World Championships, with a total of 419 kg.[1][3]

Klokov also participated at the 2005 and 2006 Arnold Sports Festivals in Columbus, Ohio.[5]

At the 2006 World Championships and 2007 World Championships he ranked 3rd.[3][6]

Klokov won the silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics, with a total of 423 kg.[1]

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.

Competition Results[edit]

Year Competition Location Weight Category Snatch Clean and Jerk Total Place
2005 World Championships Doha 105 kg 192 kg 227 kg 419 kg 1
2006 World Championships Santo Domingo 105 kg 188 kg 218 kg 406 kg 3
2007 World Championships Chiang Mai 105 kg 190 kg 221 kg 411 kg 3
2008 Summer Olympics Beijing 105 kg 193 kg 230 kg 423 kg 2
2010 European Championships Minsk 105 kg 185 kg 224 kg 409 kg 2
2010 World Championships Antalya 105 kg 192 kg 223 kg 415 kg 2
2011 World Championships Paris 105 kg 196 kg 232 kg 428 kg 2
2013 Russian Championships Kazan 105 kg 186 kg 215 kg 401 kg 3

Personal Life[edit]

Dmitry is married to Elena Klokova and has a daughter named Anastasia. [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "KLOKOV Dmitry". International Weightlifting Federation. 
  2. ^ "Dmitry Klokov". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-01-23. 
  3. ^ a b c "Medallists from previous World Championships". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games. Archived from the original on 2008-09-14. Retrieved 2009-01-23. 
  4. ^ "Russia’s Weight-Lifters to Fight for Gold in Qatar". Kommersant. 2005-11-10. Retrieved 2009-01-23. 
  5. ^ "Weightlifting". arnoldclassic.com. 2008-09-16. Retrieved 2008-12-12. 
  6. ^ "KLOKOV Dmitriy". International Weightlifting Federation. 
  7. ^ "Klokov before London publisher= All Things Gym". 2012-09-16. Retrieved 2012-12-12.