Ihor Shymechko

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Ihor Shymechko
Personal information
Born (1986-05-27) May 27, 1986 (age 33)
Height1.97 m (6 ft 5 12 in)
Weight130 kg (290 lb)
Sport
Country Ukraine
SportWeightlifting
Event(s)+105 kg

Ihor Myronovych Shymechko (Ukrainian: Ігор Миронович Шимечко; born 27 May 1986 in Lviv) is a Ukrainian weightlifter.[1]

Career[edit]

He competed at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics in the +105 kg event, finishing in 5th and 6th place respectively.[2]

Shymechko was European champion in 2009 and won the silver medal in 2011 in the +105 kg division.[3] He competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the Men's +105 kg.[4]

Since 1 May 2017, he has been married to Ukrainian weightlifter Yuliya Kalina.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ihor Shymechko". London2012.com. Archived from the original on August 1, 2012. Retrieved August 6, 2012.
  2. ^ "Ihor Shymechko Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 2015-11-20. Retrieved 2016-03-01.
  3. ^ "European Senior Weightlifting Championships 2009" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 1 March 2016.
  4. ^ "SHYMECHKO Ihor". Rio 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-17.
  5. ^ http://www.segodnya.ua/sport/others/1017426.html