Yury Zaitsev

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Yury Zaitsev
Zaitsev in 2020
Personal information
Born(1951-01-17)17 January 1951
Pobedino, Sakhalin Oblast, Russian SFSR, USSR
Died30 September 2022(2022-09-30) (aged 71)
Dnipro, Ukraine
Medal record
Representing the  Soviet Union
Men's Weightlifting
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1976 Montreal -110 kg

Yury Konstantinovich Zaitsev (Russian: Юрий Константинович Зайцев; 17 January 1951 – 30 September 2022) was a Soviet weightlifter and Olympic champion who competed for Soviet Union.[1] He won a gold medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "В Днепре скончался мировой рекордсмен и олимпийский чемпион по тяжелой атлетике Юрий Зайцев".
  2. "Yury Zaytsev". Sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 15 June 2010.