Alexandru Bratan

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Alexandru Bratan
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Born (1977-08-23) 23 August 1977 (age 39)
Cahul, Moldova

Alexandru Bratan (born 23 August 1977 in Cahul) is a male weightlifter from Moldova. He twice competed for his native Eastern European country at the Summer Olympics: 2000 and 2004. He is best known for winning the silver medal in the men's heavyweight division (– 105 kg) at the 2005 World Weightlifting Championships. His brother is Eugen Bratan.

In 2006 the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) banned Alexandru Bratan for life, for the second doping violation.[1][2][3]


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