|Full Name||Vasily Alekseyev|
|Profession / Role||Weightlifter|
|Date of Birth||07 Jan, 1942|
|Place of Birth||Russian Federation|
Born on 7th January 1942, in Ryazan Oblast, Russia, Vasily Ivanovich Alekseyev was a strong Soviet Weightlifter who had set 80 world records and earned two gold medals in +110 Kg category at the 1972 and 1976 Olympics. He was a sturdy performer who held the title of European Champion as well as the World Champion for a span of eight years. His weightlifting records of 256 Kg in Clean & Jerk, 187.5 Kg in Snatch and 236.5Kg in Clean & Press are counted as the best lifts of his times.
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