Aleksandr Ivanov (weightlifter)
Ivanov in 2016
|Full name||Alexandr Konstantinovich Ivanov|
July 22, 1989 |
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||94 kg (207 lb)|
|Achievements and titles|
|Updated on 21 November 2016.|
Aleksandr Konstantinovich Ivanov (Russian: Александр Константинович Иванов; born July 22, 1989) is a Russian weightlifter. Prior to the 2012 London Summer Olympics, his best result was 403 kg (185 snatch + 218 clean and jerk achieved in Antalya 2010).
He originally was awarded the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's 94 kg category with a total of 409 kg (185 snatch + 224 clean and jerk). On 27 July 2016, the IWF reported that, in the IOC's second wave of doping re-sampling, Ivanov had tested positive for the steroid dehydrochlormethyltestosterone. On 14 September 2016, Ivanov was stripped of his Olympic silver medal.
- "Eleven London 2012 weightlifters fail doping tests". Reuters. 27 July 2016. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
- "Weightlifter set for 2012 Olympic bronze despite finishing ninth". BBC Sport. 15 September 2016. Retrieved 15 September 2016.
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