Amirul Hamizan Ibrahim

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Amirul Hamizan Ibrahim
Medal record
Men's weightlifting
Representing  Malaysia
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 2002 Manchester 56 kg (Snatch)
Gold medal – first place 2002 Manchester 56 kg (Clean & Jerk)
Gold medal – first place 2002 Manchester 56 kg (Total)
Gold medal – first place 2010 Delhi 56 kg

Amirul Hamizan Ibrahim (born 3 December 1981) is a Malaysian weightlifter.

His biggest achievement is winning three gold medals in the 56-kilogram category at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester.

At the 2008 Asian Championships he ranked 4th in the 56 kg category, with a total of 262 kg.[1]

He competed in Weightlifting at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the 56 kg division finishing eighth, with a new personal best of 265 kg.[2] He beat his previous best by 3 kg.

He is 5 ft 3 inches tall.

Controversy[edit]

On June 2005, Amirul Hamizan Ibrahim has tested positive for banned substance namely steroids in an out-of-competition test conducted by the National Sports Council of Malaysia and faced a ban of two years.[3]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "AMIRUL Hamizan Ibrahim". International Weightlifting Federation. Archived from the original on 27 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "IBRAHIM Amirul Hamizan". International Weightlifting Federation. Archived from the original on 27 May 2011. 
  3. ^ Malaysian weightlifter fails drug test. www.english.peopledaily.com.cn. Retrieved December 2008.

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