Almir Velagić

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Almir Velagić
Weightlifting at the 2016 Summer Olympics - Men's +105 kg -7.jpg
Personal information
Born (1981-08-22) August 22, 1981 (age 36)
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 140 kg (309 lb)
Country  Germany
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) +105 kg
Updated on 26 July 2012.

Almir Velagić (born August 22, 1981 in Livno, Bosnia and Herzegovina) is a Bosnian-German weightlifter competing in the +105 kg category.

Velagić became German citizen in 2000.[1]

He competed for Germany in Weightlifting at the 2008 Summer Olympics finishing 8th with a total of 413 kg.[2]

At the 2009 European Championships he won bronze medals in snatch and clean and jerk, and overall silver in the +105 kg category, with a total of 418 kg.[3]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he again finished in 8th.[4]

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