Aleksandr Ivanov (weightlifter)

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Aleksandr Ivanov
Aleksandr Ivanov in the third place of 2016 Fajr Cup in the men's 94 kg category.jpg
Ivanov in 2016
Personal information
Full name Alexandr Konstantinovich Ivanov
Nationality Russian
Born (1989-07-22) July 22, 1989 (age 27)
Tbilisi, Georgia
Years active 2006-
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 94 kg (207 lb)
Sport
Country Russia
Sport Olympic weightlifting
Event(s) –94 kg
Club SFO, Krasnoyarsk
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Snatch: 186 kg (2011)
  • Clean & Jerk: 226 kg (2012)
  • Total: 411 kg (2012)
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).

Doping[edit]

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.[1] On 14 September 2016, Ivanov was stripped of his Olympic silver medal.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eleven London 2012 weightlifters fail doping tests". Reuters. 27 July 2016. Retrieved 8 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Weightlifter set for 2012 Olympic bronze despite finishing ninth". BBC Sport. 15 September 2016. Retrieved 15 September 2016. 

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