Denisov, Andrei : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Denisov, Andrei

Sport:
weightlifting

Country Represented:
Israel

Years Competed:
1992

Olympic Info:
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).

Birth and Death Dates:
unknown

Origin:
unknown


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References:
New York Times, August 3, 1992


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