Vladimir Stogov

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Vladimir Stogov
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Vladimir Stogov at second place

Vladimir Stepanovich Stogov (Russian: Владимир Степанович Стогов, November 5, 1930 – May 17, 2005) was a former Russian weightlifter, World champion, and Olympic medalist, who competed for the Soviet Union.

He became World champion in the Bantamweight class five times, in 1955, 1957, 1958, 1959, and 1961, and received a silver medal at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1956 Summer Olympics – Melbourne, Australia – Weightlifting"databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on February 24, 2008)