Pavel Kuznetsov (weightlifter)

Pavel Kuznetsov (Russian: Павел Викторович Кузнецов; born 10 July 1961) is a former Soviet weightlifter, Olympic champion and world champion. He won the gold medal in the heavyweight I class at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.[1]

Pavel Kuznetsov
Medal record
Men's weightlifting
Representing the  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul –100 kg
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1989 Athens –100 kg
Gold medal – first place 1987 Ostrava –100 kg
Silver medal – second place 1985 Södertälje –100 kg
Gold medal – first place 1983 Moscow –100 kg


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Pavel Kuznetsov". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 26 October 2010.

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