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Ruslan Albegov (born 26 January 1988 in Vladikavkaz)[1] is a Russian weightlifter competing in the +105 kg category. He won the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's +105 kg event with a combined total of 448 kg (snatch-208 kg, clean and jerk-240 kg).[2]

Ruslan Albegov
Personal information
Nationality Russian
Born (1988-01-26) January 26, 1988 (age 30)
Vladikavkaz, Russia
Education Law
Alma mater Gorsky State Agricultural University
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 156.54 kg (345.1 lb)
Sport
Country  Russia
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) +105 kg
Club Armed Forces (CSKA)
Coached by Pyotr Dzboev, Kazbek Zoloev
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Snatch: 210 kg (2014)
  • Clean and jerk: 255 kg (2013)
  • Total: 464kg (2013)

Ruslan Albegov has been banned from the Games in Rio de Janeiro because of positive doping tests.[3]

Major resultsEdit

Year Venue Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total Rank
1 2 3 Rank 1 2 3 Rank
Olympic Games
2012   London, United Kingdom +105 kg 198 204 208 1 240 245 247 4 448  
World Championships
2013   Wrocław, Poland +105 kg 197 205 209   242 255 255   464  
2014   Almaty, Kazakhstan +105 kg 203 205 210   245 252 252   462  
European Championships
2012   Antalya, Turkey +105 kg 182 188 191 4 225 233 238   442  
2013   Tirana, Albania +105 kg 195 195 195   230 236 247   429  
2017   Split, Croatia +105 kg 186 192 196 4 237 243 245 4 433 4
Summer Universiade
2013   Kazan, Russia +105 kg 194 200 205 1 240 245 254 2 459  
IWF GRAND PRIX
2015   Grozny, Russia +105 kg 195 205 211 1 235 265 265 2 440  
World Junior Championships
2008   Cali, Colombia +105 kg 165 170 175 7 205 212 212 4 382 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ruslan Albegov". London2012.com. Archived from the original on 2013-05-02. Retrieved August 8, 2012. 
  2. ^ Lytton, Phil (8 August 2012). "Weight of expectation too much for Steiner as Salimi takes gold". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 13 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Russian weightlifters, 2 other countries, face Rio Olympics ban".