Oleksiy Torokhtiy

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Oleksiy Torokhtiy
Oleksiy Torokhtiy portrait.jpg
Torokhtiy in 2012
Personal information
Nationality Ukrainian
Born (1986-05-22) May 22, 1986 (age 30)
Zuhres, Ukraine
Alma mater National Aerospace University – Kharkiv Aviation Institute
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) (2012)
Weight 104 kg (229 lb) (2012)
Country  Ukraine
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) 105 kg
Club Dynamo
Coached by Valery Nikulin, Mikhail Matsokha
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals
Updated on 7 August 2012.

Oleksiy Pavlovych Torokhtiy (Ukrainian: Олексій Павлович Торохтій; born May 22, 1986 in Zuhres) is a Ukrainian weightlifter.[1] He won the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's 105 kg category with a total of 412 kg. He finished in 11th place at the 2008 Olympics.[2]


  1. ^ "Victorias del kazako Ilyin y del ruso Akkaev". adn.es. 2011-11-12. Retrieved 2011-11-12. 
  2. ^ "Ukraine's Torokhtiy win's men's 105kg weightlifting gold". Retrieved 07-08-2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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