Aleksandr Kurlovich

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Aleksandr Kurlovich
Born Aleksandr Nikolaevich Kurlovich
(1961-07-28) July 28, 1961 (age 55)
Hrodna, Belarus
Nationality  Belarusian
Occupation Olympic weightlifting
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)[1]
Weight 125 kg (276 lb)[1]
Olympic medal record
Men's weightlifting
Representing the  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul +110 kg
World Weightlifting Championships
Silver medal – second place 1983 Moscow +110kg
Gold medal – first place 1987 Ostrava +110kg
Gold medal – first place 1989 Athens +110kg
Gold medal – first place 1991 Donaueschingen +110kg
European Weightlifting Championships
Silver medal – second place 1983 Moscow +110kg
Gold medal – first place 1989 Athens +110kg
Gold medal – first place 1990 Aalborg +110kg
USSR Weightlifting Championships
Gold medal – first place 1983 Moscow +110kg
Silver medal – second place 1984 Minsk +110kg
Silver medal – second place 1987 Arkhangelsk +110kg
Gold medal – first place 1989 Frunze +110kg
Gold medal – first place 1991 Donetsk +110kg
Representing the Olympic flag.svg Unified Team
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1992 Barcelona +110 kg
Representing  Belarus
Olympic Games
5th 1996 Atlanta +108kg
World Weightlifting Championships
Gold medal – first place 1994 Istanbul +108kg

Aleksandr Nikolaevich Kurlovich (Russian: Александр Николаевич Курлович, English Alternate: Alexandre Kurlovich,[2] born July 28, 1961 in Hrodna, Belarus) is a former Soviet/Belarusian weightlifter. He trained at Armed Forces sports society in Hrodna.

In 2006 he was elected member of the International Weightlifting Federation Hall of Fame.[3]

Weightlifting achievements[edit]

  • Olympic champion (1988 and 1992);
  • Senior world champion (1987, 1989, 1991 and 1994);
  • Set twelve world records during his career.

Career bests[edit]

  • Snatch: 215.0 kg in Athens 1989 World Weightlifting Championships.
  • Clean and jerk: 260.0 kg in Ostrava 1987 World Weightlifting Championships.
  • Total: 472.5 kg (212.5 + 260.0) 1987 in Ostrava in the class more than 110 kg.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Aleksandr Kurlovich biography and Olympic Results
  2. ^ International Olympic Committee - Athletes
  3. ^ "Weightlifting Hall of Fame". International Weightlifting Federation. Archived from the original on 13 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-07. 
  4. ^ "Aleksandr Kurlovich". Lift Up. Retrieved 2009-07-27. 

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