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Andrey Chemerkin

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAndrey Ivanovich•Chemerkin
Used nameAndrey•Chemerkin
Original nameАндрей Иванович•Чемеркин
Born17 February 1972 in Solnechnodolsk, Stavropol Kray (RUS)
Measurements183 cm / 165-175 kg
AffiliationsDynamo Stavropol, Stavropol (RUS)
NOC(s) Russian Federation

Biography

Andrey Chemerkin had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1996 Olympics Unlimited class (457.5 kg); 3rd in the 2000 Olympics Unlimited class (462.5 kg); 3rd in the 1993 World Championships Unlimited class (435.0 kg); 2nd in the 1994 World Championships Unlimited class (452.5 kg); 1st in the 1995 World Championships Unlimited class (442.5 kg); 1st in the 1997 World Championships Unlimited class (462.5 kg); 1st in the 1998 World Championships Unlimited class (437.5 kg); 1st in the 1999 World Championships Unlimited class (457.5 kg); 3rd in the 2001 World Championships Unlimited class (442.5 kg); 2nd in the 1993 European Championships Unlimited class (425.0 kg); 1st in the 1994 European Championships Unlimited class (450.0 kg); 1st in the 1995 European Championships Unlimited class (442.5 kg); 2nd in the 1998 European Championships Unlimited class (445.0 kg). He set seven unlimited world records in 1994-96 – one in the snatch, four in the clean & jerk, and two in the total.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1996 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men Olympic 1 Gold Representing Russian Federation    
2000 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men Olympic 3 Bronze Representing Russian Federation    

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1996 Summer Olympics 30 July 1996 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>108 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 437.5 1
1996 Summer Olympics 30 July 1996 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>108 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 447.5 1
1996 Summer Olympics 30 July 1996 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>108 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 457.5 1
1996 Summer Olympics 30 July 1996 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>108 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #1 190.0 AC
1996 Summer Olympics 30 July 1996 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>108 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #2 197.5 AC
1996 Summer Olympics 30 July 1996 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>108 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #1 240.0 AC
1996 Summer Olympics 30 July 1996 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>108 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #2 250.0 AC
1996 Summer Olympics 30 July 1996 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>108 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #3 260.0 WR AC
2000 Summer Olympics 26 September 2000 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>105 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 452.5 3
2000 Summer Olympics 26 September 2000 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>105 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #2 200.0 AC
2000 Summer Olympics 26 September 2000 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>105 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #3 202.5 AC
2000 Summer Olympics 26 September 2000 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>105 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #1 250.0 AC
2000 Summer Olympics 26 September 2000 Weightlifting Super-Heavyweight, Men (>105 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #2 260.0 AC

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