Evgeny Chigishev

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Evgeny Chigishev
Personal information
Full name Evgeny Alexandrovich Chigishev
Nationality Russian
Born (1979-05-28) May 28, 1979 (age 35)
Novokuznetsk, Soviet Union
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 126 kg (278 lb)
Sport
Country Russia
Sport Olympic weightlifting
Event(s) 105 kg
+105 kg
Club Novosibirsk Sports Club
Turned pro 2000
Retired 2012
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Snatch: 211 kg (2005)
  • Clean & Jerk: 250 kg (2008)
  • Total:460 kg (2008)
Updated on 23 August 2013.

Evgeny Alexandrovich Chigishev (Russian: Евгений Александрович Чигишев) (born May 28, 1979 in Novokuznetsk)[1] is a Russian weightlifter competing in the +105 kg category. He is 187 cm tall.

At the 2000 Summer Olympics he competed in the 105 kg category, ranking 5th.[2]

He won overall silver at the 2005 World Championships, with a total of 457 kg, and at the 2007 World Championships, with a total of 441 kg.[1]

He also won overall silver at the 2005 and 2007 European Championships, and bronze at the 2008 European Championships.[3]

Chigishev won the silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics, with a combined total of 460 kg (snatch - 210 kg, clean and jerk - 250 kg).

Career bests[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "CHIGISHEV Evgeny". International Weightlifting Federation. 
  2. ^ "Olympic Games 2000 at Sydney Men: -105 kg". Sports123.com. 
  3. ^ "European Championships Men: +105 kg". Sports123.com.