Ruslan Savchenko

Ruslan Savchenko (Руслан Савченко, born (1971-06-05)5 June 1971) is a Ukrainian male weightlifter, competing in the 76 kg category and representing Ukraine at international competitions. He participated at the 2000 Summer Olympics in the 77 kg event. He competed at world championships, most recently at the 1997 World Weightlifting Championships.[1]

Ruslan Savchenko
Personal information
Born (1971-06-05) 5 June 1971 (age 49)
Height168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight75.80 kg (167.1 lb)
Sport
Country Ukraine
SportWeightlifting
Weight class76 kg
TeamNational team
Updated on 5 October 2016.

He set two middleweight world records in November 1993 at the world championships, in the snatch and total (snatch + clean & jerk). The snatch world record of 170.0 kg has never been broken and after 1997 this weightclass was discontinued.

Major resultsEdit

  - 1993 World Championships Middleweight class (370.0 kg)
  - 1994 World Championships Middleweight class (360.0 kg)
  - 1994 European Championships Middleweight class (355.0 kg)
  - 1997 European Championships Middleweight class (350.0 kg)
Year Venue Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total Rank
1 2 3 Rank 1 2 3 Rank
Summer Olympics
2000   Sydney, Australia 77 kg N/A N/A 11
World Championships
1997   Chiang Mai, Thailand 76 kg 160.0 160.0 160.0 5 185.0 12 345.0 5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Weightlifting World Championships Seniors Statistics - 2007 World Championships - Ruslan Savchenko" (PDF). iwf.net. p. Y3. Retrieved 23 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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