Ruben Aleksanyan

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Ruben Aleksanyan
Weightlifting at the 2016 Summer Olympics - Men's +105 kg -6.jpg
Ruben Aleksanyan at 2016 Olympics
Personal information
NationalityArmenian
Born (1990-03-14) 14 March 1990 (age 29)
Yerevan, Armenia
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight153.85 kg (339 lb)
Sport
CountryArmenia
SportWeightlifting
Event(s)+109 kg

Ruben Aleksanyan (Armenian: Ռուբեն Ալեքսանյան; born 14 March 1990) is an Armenian weightlifter.[1] He won a gold medal at the 2009 European Championships in Władysławowo, Poland,[2] and a silver medal at the 2010 European Championships in Minsk, Belarus.[3] He was still under twenty years of age when he lifted a combined total of 432 kg (195 kg in the snatch and 237 kg in the clean and jerk),[3] which was a European Under-20 record, in losing to Evgeny Chigishev. He competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the Men's +105 kg.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Ruben Aleksanyan". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
  2. ^ "Ruben Aleksanyan-European Champion". News.am. 19 November 2009. Retrieved 12 April 2010.
  3. ^ a b "Evgeny Ghigishev y Andrei Aramnov ganan las últimas medallas". adn.es. 11 April 2010. Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 12 April 2010.
  4. ^ "ALEKSANYAN Ruben". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 15 August 2016. Retrieved 17 August 2016.

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