Denys Hotfrid

Denys Rudolfovych Hotfrid (Ukrainian: Денис Рудольфович Готфрід, also transliterated Gotfrid, born February 5, 1975 in Magnitogorsk, Chelyabinsk Oblast) is a retired male weightlifter from Ukraine. He twice competed for his native country at the Summer Olympics: 1996 and 2000.[1] Hotfrid is best known for winning a bronze medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in the – 99 kg division, and setting a world record in clean & jerk (235 kg) on 1999-11-28 at the 1999 World Weightlifting Championships.

Denys Hotfrid
Personal information
Full nameDenys Rudolfovych Hotfrid
BornFebruary 5, 1975 (1975-02-05) (age 46)
Magnitogorsk, Chelyabinsk Oblast


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Denys Hotfrid". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2011-02-19.

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