|Born||10 August 1988|
He is 5 ft 5 inches tall and weighs 170 lb.
In the 2012 European Weightlifting Championships that was held in Antalya, Turkey, Erkand Qerimaj competed in the 77 kg category. He won silver in Snatch, gold in Clean & Jerk and gold in total with 348 kg, ahead of Razvan Martin of Romania. Later on Erkand Qerimaj, resulted positive in the anti-doping test at the European Championship in Antalya and was disqualified.
In the 2014 European Weightlifting Championships that were held in Israel, Qerimaj won bronze in Snatch, gold in Clean & Jerk and gold in total with 349 kg. Silver medalist Daniel Godelli lifted the same total weight as Qerimaj, but with a slightly heavier body weight than Qerimaj took second place, leaving to Qerimaj the gold.
In the 2015 World Weightlifting Championships in Houston, Texas, Qerimaj competed in the 77 kg category. He lifted 154 kg in Snatch and 188 kg in Clean & Jerk for a total of 342 kg. He won 12th place overall.
- "QERIMAJ Erkand". International Weightlifting Federation. Archived from the original on 2011-05-27.
- Top-Channel TV Erkand Qerimaj, positive in doping test 24/05/2012
- IWF List of anti-doping sanctionedathletes Archived March 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
- Serani, Olgert (April 10, 2014). "Qerimaj kampion Europe, mund Godellin për 20 gramë. Kuqezinjtë rrëmbejnë 6 medalje". Panorama sport.
- Results from 2015 WWC
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