Vladimir Stogov

Vladimir Stepanovich Stogov (Russian: Влади́мир Степа́нович Сто́гов, November 5, 1930 – May 17, 2005) was a former Russian weightlifter, World champion, and Olympic medalist, who competed for the Soviet Union.

Vladimir Stogov
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Vladimir Stogov at second place
Personal information
Born(1930-11-05)November 5, 1930
DiedMay 17, 2005(2005-05-17) (aged 74)
Medal record
Men's weightlifting
Representing the  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1956 Melbourne -56 kg
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1955 Munich -56 kg
Gold medal – first place 1957 Teheran -56 kg
Gold medal – first place 1958 Stockholm -56 kg
Gold medal – first place 1959 Warsaw -56 kg
Gold medal – first place 1961 Vienna -56 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1962 Budapest -56 kg
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1956 Helsinki -56 kg
Gold medal – first place 1960 Milan -56 kg

He became World champion in the Bantamweight class five times, in 1955, 1957, 1958, 1959, and 1961, and received a silver medal at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1956 Summer Olympics – Melbourne, Australia – Weightlifting" Archived 2007-08-27 at the Wayback MachinedatabaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on February 24, 2008)

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