Yevgeny Katsura

Yevgeny Katsura (Russian: Евгений Кацура, 1937 – 1967) was a Russian weightlifter. Between 1962 and 1966 he won one world and two European titles, twice finishing in second place; he also set nine world records: seven in the press and two in the total.[1][2]

Yevgeny Katsura
Personal information
Born1937
Kazan, Russia
Died1967 (aged 30)
Moscow, Russia
Sport
SportWeightlifting
Medal record
Representing the  Soviet Union
World Weightlifting Championships
Silver medal – second place 1962 Budapest -60 kg
Gold medal – first place 1966 East Berlin -67.5 kg
European Weightlifting Championships
Silver medal – second place 1962 Budapest -60 kg
Gold medal – first place 1964 Moscow -60 kg
Gold medal – first place 1966 East Berlin -67.5 kg

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