Dmitry Valentinovich Lapikov (Russian: Дмитрий Валентинович Лапиков) (born June 4, 1982 in Kaliningrad) is a former Russian weightlifter.

Dmitry Lapikov
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Born (1982-06-04) June 4, 1982 (age 37)


At the 2005 World Championships he ranked 4th, with a total of 408 kg. He won gold in the snatch, silver in the clean and jerk, and overall silver at the 2006 World Championships, with a total of 414 kg.[1]

Lapikov originally won the bronze medal in the 105 kg event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, with a total of 420 kg.[1] In 2016, he was stripped of his medal after his sample tested positive for steroids.[2]

Lapikov tested positive and was disqualified from the +105 kg event of the European Championship 2011. He originally won the +105 kg category with a 192 snatch, 227 clean and jerk, and 419 total.


  1. ^ a b "Lapikov Dmitry RUS".
  2. ^ "Doping: 2008 Beijing Olympics medal winners among 16 athletes banned for doping". 17 November 2016.

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