Weightlifters

Know about famous weightlifters who have left us awestruck by their enormous power and weightlifting capacity. This list of famous weightlifters contains names such as Mark Henry, David Prowse, Tony Atlas, Dmitry Klokov and Dot Jones and many more.
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 1 Mark Henry

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Famous As: Weightlifter, Powerlifter, Wrestler
Birthdate: June 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Silsbee, Texas, United States

Mark Henry is an American powerlifter, strongman, Olympic weightlifter, and retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his appearance in WWE, where he was often referred to as the world's strongest man. In 2018, he was made an inductee to the WWE Hall of Fame. A three-time USA National Weightlifting Champion, Henry holds several weightlifting records.

 2 David Prowse

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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: July 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bristol, England, UK

 3 Tony Atlas

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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: April 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Roanoke, Virginia, United States

 4 Dot Jones

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Turlock, California, United States

 5 Sara Sigmundsdóttir

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: September 12, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Reykjanesbær, Iceland

 6 Lasha Talakhadze

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: October 2, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sachkhere, Georgia
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 7 Naim Suleymanoglu

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: January 23, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ptichar, Bulgaria
Died: November 18, 2017
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 8 Dmitry Klokov

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: February 18, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Balashikha, Russia
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 9 Hossein Rezazadeh

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: May 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ardabil

 10 Karnam Malleswari

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: June 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Srikakulam
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 11 Vasily Alekseyev

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: January 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pokrovo-Shishkino, Ryazan Oblast, Russia
Died: November 25, 2011

 12 Jouko Ahola

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Famous As: Powerlifter
Birthdate: December 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hämeenlinna, Finland
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 13 Ilya Ilyin

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: May 24, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kyzylorda, Kazakhstan

 14 Pyrros Dimas

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Famous As: Olympic athlete
Birthdate: October 13, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Himarë

Pyrros Dimas is a Greek politician who represented the Panhellenic Socialist Movement between 2012 and 2015. A former weightlifter, Dimas is counted among the greatest weightlifters of all time. Having won three gold medals in Olympic Games, Pyrros Dimas is the most successful Greek athlete in the history of the Olympics. He also won three gold medals in World Championships.

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 15 Matthias Steiner

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: August 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

 16 Yossef Romano

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: April 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Benghazi
Died: September 5, 1972
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 17 Charles Rigoulot

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: November 3, 1903
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Le Vésinet, France
Died: August 22, 1962

 18 Leonid Taranenko

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: June 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Malaryta, Belarus

 19 Tommy Kono

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: June 27, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Died: April 24, 2016

 20 Halil Mutlu

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Famous As: Weight lifter
Birthdate: July 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Postnik, Bulgaria
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 21 Nijat Rahimov

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: August 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan

 22 Simon Martirosyan

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: February 17, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Haykashen, Armenia

 23 Andrei Aramnau

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: April 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Barysaw, Belarus

 24 Szymon Kolecki

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: October 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oława, Poland

 25 Rebeka Koha

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: May 19, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ventspils, Latvia

 26 Yurik Vardanyan

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: June 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gyumri, Armenia
Died: November 1, 2018
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 27 Kakhi Kakhiashvili

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: July 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tskhinvali, Georgia

 28 Leonid Zhabotinsky

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: January 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Krasnopillya, Ukraine
Died: January 14, 2016
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 29 Matjaz Belsak

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Famous As: Powerlifter
Birthdate: September 23, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Slovenia

 30 Svetlana Podobedova

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: May 25, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Zima, Irkutsk, Russia
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 31 Raimonds Bergmanis

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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 25, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pļaviņas, Latvia

 32 Zulfiya Chinshanlo

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: July 25, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Aktobe,Kazakhstan
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 33 Amna Al Haddad

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: October 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 34 Aleksandr Kurlovich

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: July 28, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Grodno, Belarus
Died: April 6, 2018
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 35 Norbert Schemansky

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: May 30, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
Died: September 7, 2016

 36 Giorgi Asanidze

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: August 30, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sachkhere, Georgia
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 37 Cristina Iovu

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: November 8, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chișinău, Moldova

 38 Maiya Maneza

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: November 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tokmok, Chuy Valley, Kyrgyzstan

 39 Viktors Ščerbatihs

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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 6, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dobele, Latvia

 40 Charles Vinci

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: February 28, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: June 13, 2018

 41 Ivan Abadzhiev

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: February 12, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Novi Pazar, Bulgaria
Died: March 24, 2017

 42 Mohammed Yaseen Mohammed

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: January 7, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Erbil, Iraq
Died: June 24, 2020

 43 Gor Minasyan

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: October 24, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gyumri, Armenia

 44 Stefan Topurov

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: August 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Asenovgrad, Bulgaria

 45 Darya Naumava

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: August 26, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Potoka, Klichaw Raion, Belarus

 46 Yoshinobu Miyake

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: November 24, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Murata, Miyagi, Japan

 47 Arkady Vorobyov

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: October 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tambov Oblast, Russia
Died: December 22, 2012

 48 Johnny Coulon

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Famous As: American boxer
Birthdate: February 12, 1889
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: October 29, 1973

 49 Karla Moreno

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: March 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Managua, Nicaragua

 50 Iryna Kulesha

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: June 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brest, Belarus
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