Aleksandr Popov (weightlifter)
|Born||17 November 1959|
Krasnoyarsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Weight||100 to 108 kg (220 to 238 lb)|
In 1988, Popov set the clean and jerk world record of 242.5 kg in the 100 kg weight class. That same year, he took part in the Seoul Olympics, but had to compete in the heavier (110 kg) category and finished fifth.