İbrahim Arat

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İbrahim Arat
İbrahim Arat in the fifth place of 2016 Fajr Cup in the men's 94 kg category.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Turkish
Born (1988-12-02) December 2, 1988 (age 28)
Izmir, Turkey
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 94 kg (207 lb; 14.8 st)
Country Turkey
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) –94 kg
Club İzmir Büyükşehir Belediyespor.
Coached by Mücahit Yağcı and Selim Savaş

İbrahim Arat (born December 2, 1988 in Izmir, Turkey) is a Turkish weightlifter competing in the –94 kg division. The 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) tall athlete is a member of İzmir Büyükşehir Belediyespor in his hometown, where he is coached by Mücahit Yağcı and Selim Savaş.[1]

At the 2011 Summer Universiade held in Shenzhen, China, he became bronze medalist.

Arat qualified for participation at the 2012 Summer Olympics[1] but was withdrawn after his A-sample tested positive for hydroxystanozolol during a drug test.[2] He was suspended for 2 years.[3]


Rank Competition Host Result
Bronze medal icon.svg 8 6 2008 World Junior Championships Colombia Cali 150+175=325[4]
5 9 6 2010 European U23 Championships Cyprus Limassol 161+180=341[5]

Bronze medal icon.svg 4 Bronze medal icon.svg 2011 Summer Universiade China Shenzen 170+203=373[6]
17 14 16 2011 World Championships France Paris 165+206=371[7]
Silver medal icon.svg 4 Bronze medal icon.svg 2012 European Championships Turkey Antalya 171+209=380[8]