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Oleg Perepetchenov (born September 6, 1975)[1] is a Russian weightlifter.

Oleg Perepetchenov
Personal information
Native nameОлег Александрович Перепечёнов
Full nameOleg Aleksandrovich Perepetchenov
Born (1975-09-06) September 6, 1975 (age 43)
Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight77 kg (170 lb)
SportOlympic weightlifting
Event(s)–77 kg
ClubCSKA Moskva
Updated on 12 February 2013.

In the 2001 and 2002 World Weightlifting Championships, he won the silver medal in the Men's 77 kg weight category.[2][3] Perepetchenov competed in the Men's 77 kg at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the bronze medal, lifting 365.0 kg in total. At the 2001 and 2008 at the European Weightlifting Championships he won gold in the Men's 77 kg.[3][4] He was world champion in the 77 kg in clean and jerk at the 2006 World Weightlifting Championships.[3] At the 2008 Summer Olympics he ranked 5th in the 77 kg category, with a total of 354 kg.[3]

On February 12, 2013 the International Olympic Committee stripped Perepetchenov of his 2004 Olympic medal after both probes were retested and showed traces of anabolic steroids.[5]

Career bestsEdit

Perepetchenov has also competed in Powerlifting in the Raw Russian Championships in 2011.

Weighing in at 98 kg He achieved the Following:

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ "Oleg Perepechenov". Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  2. ^ "Georgi Markov of Bulgaria wins gold in total in men's 77-kilogram category". Associated Press. 2002-11-22. Archived from the original on 2012-11-05. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  3. ^ a b c d "Perepetchonov Oleg (RUS)". Database Weightlifting. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  4. ^ "European Senior Championships". International Weightlifting Federation. Archived from the original on May 27, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  5. ^ Grohmann, Karolos (February 12, 2013). "Russian weightlifter stripped of Athens bronze medal". The Star Online. Archived from the original on April 13, 2013. Retrieved 12 February 2013.
  6. ^ "74th Men's and 17th Women's Centennial World Championships". International Weightlifting Federation. Archived from the original on December 2, 2008. Retrieved April 23, 2011.