Konstantīns Konstantinovs

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Konstantīns Konstantinovs
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Born
Konstantin Konstantinov

(1978-06-06)June 6, 1978
DiedOctober 28, 2018(2018-10-28) (aged 40)
OccupationPowerlifting
Known forWPC Raw Powerlifting World Champion
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Competition record
Powerlifting[1]
Representing  Latvia
WPC Raw World Powerlifting Championships[1]
3rd 2009 140kg
1st 2011 140kg
WPC Junior World Powerlifting Championships[2]
1st 2002 125kg
GPC World Powerlifting Championships[2]
1st 2003 125kg
Champions Battle Raw Deadlift Challenge[2]
3rd 2010 140kg

Konstantīns Konstantinovs (Russian: Константи́н Константи́нов, June 6, 1978 – October 28, 2018) was a Latvian Russian powerlifter. His raw deadlift of 426 kg (939.2 lb), set in 2009, was formerly the heaviest raw deadlift, and is still the world record for the 140 kg (308 lb) weight class, and remains unbeaten to this day.[3]

Powerlifting career[edit]

Konstantinovs won the 2002 WPC Junior World Powerlifting Championships and the 2003 GPC World Powerlifting Championships both in the 125 kilograms (276 lb) weight class.[2]

Konstantinovs finished third at the 2010 Champions Battle Raw Deadlift Challenge behind 3 time WPC World Champion and 2009 WPC Raw World Champion Andrey Belyaev and popular Russian strongman/Olympic weightlifter Mikhail Koklyaev on June 25, 2010 in Arhangelsk, Russia.[4]

Konstantinovs won the 2011 WPC Raw World Powerlifting Championships title on Nov. 18, 2011 in Riga, Latvia in the 140 kilograms (310 lb) weight class with a 960 kilograms (2,120 lb) total.[1] He also placed third at the 2009 WPC Raw World Championships in Rostov-na-Donu, Russia.

Personal life and death[edit]

Konstantinovs worked as a professional bodyguard to earn his living.[5]

On October 28, 2018, it was reported that Konstantinovs died at the age of 40 due to unspecified causes.[6]

Personal Powerlifting Records[edit]

done in non-official competition (WPC/GPC)

  • Raw Squat no knee wraps - 705.5 lbs (320.0 kg) @275 lb (125 kg) class[7]
  • Raw Squat with knee wraps - 738.5 lbs (335.0 kg) @308 lb (140 kg) class[7]
  • Raw Bench Press without belt - 584.2 lbs (265.0 kg) @275 lb (125 kg) class[7]
  • Equipped Deadlift with power suit - 948.0 lbs (430.0 kg) @275 lb (125 kg) class[7]
  • Raw Deadlift - 904.2 lbs (411.0 kg) @275 lb (125 kg) class[8]
  • Raw Deadlift without belt - 939.2 lbs (426.0 kg) @308 lb (140 kg) class[8]
→ current all-time raw (unequipped) deadlift world records in the 308lb and 275lb class (open and drug-tested)[8]
  • Raw Powerlifting Total no knee wraps - 2171.6 lbs (705.5/584.2/881.9) @275 lb class/985.0 kg (320.0/265.0/400.0) @125 kg class[7]
  • Raw Powerlifting Total with knee wraps - 2217.9 lbs (727.5/551.2/939.2) @308 lb class/1006.0 kg (330.0/250.0/426.0) @140 kg class[7]
→ current all-time "drug-tested" raw (unequipped) powerlifting total world records in the 308lb and 275lb class[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c WPC Worlds 2011 results at allpowerlifting.com
  2. ^ a b c d Konstantin Konstantinovs' powerlifting statistics at allpowerlifting.com
  3. ^ Konstantin Konstantinovs Pulls 939 Lbs Raw at powerliftingwatch.com
  4. ^ Champions Battle Raw Deadlift Challenge results at allpowerlifting.com
  5. ^ Miris pasaules rekordists vilkmē Konstantīns Konstantinovs
  6. ^ https://www.instagram.com/p/Bpe0wwCBf2X/
  7. ^ a b c d e f ALL TIME HISTORICAL MEN AND WOMEN’S POWERLIFTING WORLD RECORDS Archived 2013-06-03 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ a b c d Vasquez, Johnny. "Men's All-time Raw World Records". powerliftingwatch.com.