Dmitry Lapikov

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Dmitry Lapikov
Personal information
Born June 4, 1982

Dmitry Valentinovich Lapikov (Russian: Дмитрий Валентинович Лапиков) (born June 4, 1982 in Kaliningrad) is a Russian weightlifter competing in the 105 kg category.

Career[edit]

At the 2005 World Championships he ranked 4th, with a total of 408 kg.[1] He won gold in the snatch, silver in the clean and jerk, and overall silver at the 2006 World Championships, with a total of 414 kg.[1]

Lapikov originally won the bronze medal in the 105 kg event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, with a total of 420 kg.[2] In 2016, he was stripped of his medal after his sample tested positive for steroids.[3]

Lapikov tested positive and was disqualified from the 105 kg event of the European Championship 2011. He originally won the +105 kg category with 192+227=419.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b "LAPIKOV Dmitry". International Weightlifting Federation. 
  2. ^ "LAPIKOV Dmitry". International Weightlifting Federation. 
  3. ^ "Doping: 2008 Beijing Olympics medal winners among 16 athletes banned for doping". bbc.com. 17 November 2016. Retrieved 17 November 2016.

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