Sardar Hasanov

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Sardar Hasanov (born May 12, 1985 in Baku) is an Azerbaijani weightlifter. His personal best is 280 kg.

At the 2007 World Championships he ranked 14th in the 62 kg category, with a total of 280 kg.[1] At the 2008 European Weightlifting Championships he ranked fifth in the 62 kg category, with a total of 275 kg.[1]

He competed in weightlifting at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the 62 kg division but did not finish.[2] In 2016 he was disqualified from the 2008 Olympics for doping, and his result was annulled after his 2008 sample was re-tested and failed.[3]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Hasanov moved up to the lightweight (-69 kg) division.[4] He finished in 8th place, lifting 176 kg in the clean and jerk and 145 kg in the snatch for a total of 321 kg.[4]

He is 5 ft 3 inches tall and weighs 137 lb.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b "HASANOV Sardar". International Weightlifting Federation. 
  2. ^ "HASANOV Sardar". International Weightlifting Federation. 
  3. ^ Nine athletes, including 6 medalists, caught for Beijing doping espn.com
  4. ^ a b "Sərdar Həsənov Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2015-11-09. 

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