Moisey Kasyanik

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Moisey Davidovich Kasyanik
Personal information
Nationality  Soviet
Born (1911-01-01)January 1, 1911
Novo-Zhitomir, Kherson guberniya (Ukraine)
Died 1988 (aged 76–77)
Sport
Sport Weightlifting

Moisey Davidovich Kasyanik (also "Moisei and Moysey" and "Kas'ianik, Kosyanik, or Kosianiki"; born January 1, 1911 – 1988) was a Soviet weightlifter.[1][2][3][4][5]

He was Jewish, and was born in Novo-Zhitomyr, Kherson guberniya (Ukraine).[1]

He won a gold medal at the 1937 Workers' Olympiad in Antwerp, and won bronze medals at the 1946 World Weightlifting Championships in Paris (60 kg)[2][6] and at the 1947 European Weightlifting Championships in Helsinki (60 kg).[1][3][5][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Uri Miller. Jews in Sport in the USSR. Yivo Encyclopedia. Retrieved August 8, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b V. Gerlitsyn; Valeriĭ Shteĭnbakh (1987). Soviet sport: the success story. Raduga Publishers. ISBN 5-05-001188-4. Retrieved August 8, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Universiade 2013 in Kazan". Kazan2013.com. May 31, 2010. Retrieved August 8, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Soviet Weightlifting Athletes: Where Are They Now?". Chidlovski.net. Retrieved August 8, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b "Weightlifting". Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of Georgia. February 16, 2010. Retrieved August 8, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Weightlifting: World Championships: Men: -60 kg". Sports 123. Retrieved August 8, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Weightlifting: European Championships: Men: -60 kg". Sports 123. Retrieved August 8, 2011.