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)
Weight124–130 kg (273–287 lb)
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 raw deadlift world record.[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.