Vladimir Kaplunov

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Vladimir Kaplunov
Medal record
Men's weightlifting
Competitor for the  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1964 Tokyo -67.5 kg
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1962 Budapest -67.5 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1963 Stockholm -67.5 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1966 Teheran -67.5 kg
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1964 Moscow -67.5 kg
Silver medal – second place 1965 Sofia -67.5 kg

Vladimir Iosifovich Kaplunov (Russian: Владимир Иосифович Каплунов, born March 2, 1933) is a former Russian weightlifter, World champion and Olympic medalist, who competed for the Soviet Union.

He became World champion in the Lightweight class in 1962, and received a silver medal at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.[1]


  1. ^ "1964 Summer Olympics – Tokyo, Japan – Weightlifting"databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on February 24, 2008)