Alexey Vishnitsky

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Alexey Vishnitsky
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Alexey Vishnitsky
Personal information
Birth name Alexey Vishnitsky
Nationality  Soviet Union Ukraine
Born (1981-05-01) 1 May 1981 (age 36)
Ukraine Kharkiv, USSR (now Kharkiv, Ukraine)
Residence Ukraine
Occupation Powerlifting Strongman U.F.S.A.
Competition record
Powerlifting, Strongman
Representing  Ukraine
Ukrainian Powerlifting Championship
1st 2001 Ukrainian Powerlifting Championship {{{2}}}
1st 2003 Ukrainian Powerlifting Championship {{{2}}}
European Junior Powerlifting Championship
2nd 2000 European Junior Powerlifting Championship {{{2}}}
European Powerlifting Championship
1st 2001 European Powerlifting Championship in Russia, Syktyvkar {{{2}}}
3rd 2002 European Powerlifting Championship in Sweden {{{2}}}
world powerlifting championship
1st 2001 World Powerlifting Championship in Finland {{{2}}}
3rd 2002 World Powerlifting Championship in Slovakia {{{2}}}
1st 2003 World Powerlifting Championship in Denmark {{{2}}}

Alexey Vishnitsky (Russian: Вишницкий, Алексей Иванович Ukrainian: Вишницький Олексій Іванович; 1 May 1981, in Kharkiv) honoured master of sports, champion of Europe, record holder of Europe, 2 times IPF (International Powerlifting Federation) powerlifting world champion, member of the team of strongmen of Ukraine. Multiple winner in the team among 105 kg. Took part in the TV show Fort Boyard (TV series) in 2004 with Vasiliy Verastuks's team of strongmen.


Alexey was born on 1 May 1981 in Kharkiv, Ukraine. His mother was a kindergarten teacher, and his father a welder. His older brother works in the Kharkiv Fire Lifeguard Department of the Ministry of Emergencies. He has two children, a daughter, Kseniya, and a son, Arsenij.

In 1998 Vishnitsky finished secondary school at Number 120 in Kharkiv. In 1998 he entered the Academy of Physical Culture and Sport in Kharkiv and graduated with a master's degree in 2004. He then entered Kharkiv State Veterinary Academy and graduated in 2009 with a speciality as a pharmacist of veterinary medicine. Since 2002 he has worked as an individual instructor in the fitness center.


Since 2003 and up to today – member of the U.F.S.A. Strongmen tournament;
2010 - the winner in the content of the team among 105 kg strongmen Ukraine - Europe ;
2011 – the winner in the content of the team of strongmen Ukraine - United States.


Height Weight Еhigh Сhest Biceps
183 cm 102 kg 78 cm 142 cm 47 cm


2001 year — European record — dead Lift — 375 kg.
2003 year — European record — squat — 387 kg. Summary record — 982 kg.


Alexey Vishnitsky Medals


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