A member of the Israeli weightlifting team at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, Denisov competed in the heavyweight division. He finished in sixth place in the competition with a total lift of 832 pounds (377.5-kg). Andrei lifted 386 pounds (175.0-kg) in the snatch, and 446 pounds (202.5-kg) in the clean and jerk; he missed a medal by 50 pounds (22.5-kg).
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New York Times, August 3, 1992