Mikhail Koklyaev

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Mikhail Koklyaev
Mikhail Koklyaev.jpg
Koklyaev in 2007
Born (1978-12-17) 17 December 1978 (age 41)
Other names"Misha"
OccupationStrongman, Powerlifting, Olympic weightlifting
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Spouse(s)Oxana Koklyaeva
Competition record
Strongman
Representing  Russia
World's Strongest Man
3rd 2010 World's Strongest Man
Qualified 2012 World's Strongest Man
10th 2013 World's Strongest Man
Giants Live
5th 2009 Mohegan Sun
3rd 2009 Norway
2nd 2010 South Africa
5th 2012 Poland
Strongman Champions League
1st 2008 Finland
1st 2009 Serbia
1st 2009 Netherlands
1st 2010 Germany FIBO
1st 2010 Finland
2nd 2010 Netherlands
3rd 2010 Ukraine SCL Finals
3rd 2010 Overall
2nd 2012 Finland
1st 2012 Poland
1st 2012 Russia
2nd 2012 Martinique SCL Finals
3rd 2012 Overall
Fortissimus
6th 2008 Fortissimus
5th 2009 Fortissimus
Arnold Strongman Classic-Europe
4th 2012 Arnold Strongman Classic-Europe
Arnold Strongman Classic
3rd 2006 Arnold Strongman Classic
5th 2007 Arnold Strongman Classic
3rd 2008 Arnold Strongman Classic
2nd 2009 Arnold Strongman Classic
4th 2010 Arnold Strongman Classic
5th 2011 Arnold Strongman Classic
6th 2012 Arnold Strongman Classic
3rd 2013 Arnold Strongman Classic
IFSA Strongman World Championships
3rd 2005 IFSA Strongman World Championships
2nd 2006 IFSA Strongman World Championships
2nd 2007 IFSA Strongman World Championships
IFSA World Open
1st 2005 IFSA World Open
World's Strongest Team
3rd 2005 Team World (IFSA)
2nd 2007 Team Russia (IFSA)
World Log Lift Championships
2nd 2008 World Log Lift Championships
Powerlifting
Representing  Russia
WPC Raw European Championships[1]
1st 2012 WPC Raw European Championships +125 kg
Champions Battle Raw Deadlift Challenge[1]
2nd 2010 Champions Battle Raw Deadlift Challenge 160 kg

Mikhail Viktorovich Koklyaev (Russian: Михаил Викторович Кокляев, born 17 December 1978) is a Russian weightlifter, strongman competitor, powerlifter and boxer. Mikhail was born to a Russian father and a Tatar mother, and he is married with two children.

Strongman[edit]

Koklyaev has placed third place at the Arnold Strongman Classic in 2006, 2008 and 2013, as well as 2nd in 2009.[2] He was a medalist of all three IFSA World Championships, finishing 3rd in 2005, 2nd in 2006[3] and 2nd in 2007.[4]

Koklyaev came in second place (with Igor Pedan) at the IFSA Strongman World 2-Man Championship, in Vilnius, Lithuania in 2007. He finished 3rd at the 2010 World's Strongest Man contest, but failed to make the finals for the 2012 World's Strongest Man. Koklyaev qualified for the 2013 World's Strongest Man finals, but had to withdraw due to an earlier injury after the first event. He is a 7-time Strongman Champions League grand prix winner, and finished 3rd overall for both the 2010 and 2012 SCL seasons. Note that his relatively low bench press comes from the fact as a World Class Olympic Weightlifter there is relatively no bench or standing press training as both snatch and clean& jerk are done solely by legs,hip,back strength.

Powerlifting/weightlifting[edit]

On 20 December 2008, Mikhail totalled 2,149 lbs at a raw powerlifting meet in Chelyabinsk, Russia with a 360 kg (790 lb) squat, 210 kg (460 lb) bench press, and a 405 kg (893 lb) deadlift.[5]

Mikhail won the +125 kg class in the 2012 WPC Raw European Championships on 26 April 2012 with a 340 kg (750 lb) squat, 225 kg (496 lb) bench press, and a 400 kg (880 lb) deadlift.[6]

On 16 December 2012, at the Chelyabinsk region championship, Mikhail had a raw squat of 360 kg (793 lbs), raw bench of 230 kg (507 lbs), and raw deadlift of 417.5 kg (920 lbs), making his raw total 1007.5 kg (2,221 lbs).[7]

On Sunday 8 March at the 2009 Arnold Strongman Classic, Mikhail became only the second man in history to clean and jerk the famous 501 lb barbell used by Vasily Alekseyev in 1970.[8]

Exhibition/ Seminar lifts[edit]

  • Mikhail successfully performed a 310 kg no hand squat during a seminar in Sydney following the GPA world powerlifting championships.
  • Mikhail has deadlifted 400 kg for 3 reps RAW as well as 362.5 kg for 9 dead-stop repetitions RAW.
  • Mikhail has jerked 270 kg overhead during a seminar in 2012.

Personal records[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

  • Snatch: 210.0 kg (463.0 lb)
  • Clean and Jerk: 250.0 kg (551.2 lb)
  • Total: 460.0 kg (1,014.1 lb) (210.0 and 240.0 kg (463.0 and 529.1 lb)) [9]

Powerlifting[edit]

  • Squat: 360.0 kg (793.7 lb) raw without knee wraps
  • Bench Press: 230.0 kg (507.1 lb)[10]
  • Deadlift: 417.5 kg (920 lb)[11] raw
  • Total: 1,007.5 kg (2,221 lb) (365.0 + 240.0 + 417.5 kg [804.7 + 529.1 + 920.4 lb])[7] (16 December 2012) raw without knee wraps

Combined lifting[edit]

  • official weightlifting total + official powerlifting total = Combined Super Total:
460.0 kg + 1022.5 kg = 1482.5 kg = 3 268 lbs

Boxing[edit]

On 29 November 2019 Koklyaev made his debut as a professional boxer. He lost to Alexander Emelianenko by technical knockout in the first round.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Champions Battle: Raw Deadlift – results, photos, videos, comments". En.allpowerlifting.com. 30 August 2010. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
  2. ^ Results and Champions. arnoldstrongmanclassic.com Archived 14 April 2010 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "IFSA World Championships 2006 – Reykjavik, Iceland – Page 3 – Physical Advancement". Marunde-muscle.com. Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
  4. ^ "Ifsa Worlds – Page 10 – Physical Advancement". Marunde-muscle.com. 15 September 2007. Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
  5. ^ "Mikhail Koklyaev Totals 2,149 Lbs Raw". Powerlifting Watch. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
  6. ^ "Mikhail Koklyaev: First Russian to Win World's Strongest Man?". Ironmind.com. 27 April 2012. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
  7. ^ a b "Koklyaev Mikhail Totals 2,221 Lbs RAW!". Powerlifting Watch. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
  8. ^ "Mikhail Koklyaev ties Vasilly Alexeev's record". YouTube. 8 March 2009. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
  9. ^ "All-Time Top Lists (200-250-450)". Lift Up. Retrieved 27 July 2009.
  10. ^ [1] Archived 20 May 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ "YouTube". YouTube. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
  12. ^ Александр Емельяненко победил Михаила Кокляева в боксерском поединке в Москве. TASS. 30 November 2019

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