Artūrs Plēsnieks

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Artūrs Plēsnieks
Weightlifting at the 2016 Summer Olympics - Men's +105 kg -10.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Latvian
Born (1992-01-21) 21 January 1992 (age 25)
Kroņauce, Tērvete parish, Latvia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 103 kg (227 lb)
Sport
Country  Latvia
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) –105 kg

Artūrs Plēsnieks (born 21 January 1992) is a Latvian weightlifter. He has received several medals at junior competitions, including gold medal at Junior World Championships 2010 (385 kg).[1] Plēsnieks has competed in several World Championships.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Result Place
2007 European Junior Championship 293 5
2008 European Championship 326 13
2008 European U-17 Championship 338 1
2008 European Junior Championship 343 2
2009 World U-20 Championship 366 3
2009 European U-20 Championship 371 2
2009 European Championship 367 1
2010 European Championship 373 9
2010 World Junior Championship 385 1
2011 European Championship 380 7
2011 World Junior Championship 383 2
2011 European Junior Championship 372 1
2011 World Championship 380 15
2012 European Championship 381 5
2012 World Championship 387 2
2012 Olympic Games 390 7
2013 European Championship 397 4
2013 XXIX SELL Student Games 381 1
2014 World Championship 390 10
2015 European Championship 394 8
2015 World Championship 405 3
2016 European Championship 403 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Plēsnieks triumfē pasaules junioru čempionātā" (in Latvian). Sportacentrs.com. Retrieved May 19, 2012.