Israel José Rubio
|Born||11 January 1981|
Rubio originally placed 4th in the men's 62kg weightlifting competition at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, but was moved to third place and received a bronze medal when the previous bronze medalist, Leonidas Sampanis, was stripped of his medal following a doping scandal.
Rubio was arrested on January 25, 2012 in the city of Pescara, Italy, for alleged possession of narcotics.
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- "RUBIO Israel Jose". International Weightlifting Federation. Archived from the original on 2011-05-27.
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