Aleksey Lovchev

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Aleksey Lovchev
Personal information
Birth name Aleksey Vladimirovich Lovchev
Nationality Russian
Born (1989-06-13) 13 June 1989 (age 28)
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Weight 140.46 kg (309.7 lb)[1]
Sport
Country  Russia
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) +105kg
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Snatch: 212 kg (2014)
  • Clean and jerk: 264 kg (2015)
  • Total: 468 kg (2014)
Updated on 29 November 2015.

Aleksey Vladimirovich Lovchev (Russian: Алексе́й Влади́мирович Ло́вчев; born 13 June 1989) is a Russian weightlifter.[2]

Career[edit]

He competed at the 2013 World Championships in the Men's +105 kg, winning the Bronze medal and the European Championships 2014, winning the Gold medal in the Snatch, Clean and Jerk and total.[3]

In the 2015 World Championships he competed in the +105kg category, winning gold medals in the Snatch, Clean and Jerk, and Total, with a 211 kg Snatch and 264 kg world record Clean and Jerk for a world record 475 kg total. However, Lovchev has since been found to have failed doping tests[4] and was stripped of the World championship title and world records.

In May 2016, Aleksey Lovchev has been banned for four years after failing A and B-samples, where he was tested positively for ipamorelin, a hormone growth drug. The athlete has contested this decision at Court of Arbitration for Sport,[5][6][7] but his appeal was dismissed.[8]

Major results[edit]

Year Venue Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total Rank
1 2 3 Rank 1 2 3 Rank
World Championships
2013 Poland Wrocław, Poland +105 kg 191 196 200 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 230 240 -- 5 430 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
2014 Kazakhstan Almaty, Kazakhstan +105 kg 205 205 205 -- 245 250 257 1st, gold medalist(s) -- --
2015 United States Houston, United States +105 kg 200 206 211 -- 242 248 264 -- -- DQ
European Championships
2014 Israel Tel Aviv, Israel +105 kg 192 197 205 1st, gold medalist(s) 235 245 252 1st, gold medalist(s) 457 1st, gold medalist(s)
Summer Universiade
2011 China Shenzhen, China 105 kg 170 176 176 3 200 205 213 3 375 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

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