Ilya Ilin

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Ilya Ilyin
Personal information
NationalityKazakh
Born(1988-05-24) 24 May 1988 (age 24)
Kyzylorda, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight94 kg (210 lb)
Websitewww.ilyailyin.kz
Sport
Country Kazakhstan
SportWeightlifting
Event(s)– 94 kg
Coached byToyshan Bektemirov, Erzhas Boltaev
Achievements and titles
Olympic finalsWorld record holder of clean and jerk 233kg, and also total weight of 418 kg in London Olympics 2012
 
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Ilya Ilyin
Personal information
NationalityKazakh
Born(1988-05-24) 24 May 1988 (age 24)
Kyzylorda, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight94 kg (210 lb)
Websitewww.ilyailyin.kz
Sport
Country Kazakhstan
SportWeightlifting
Event(s)– 94 kg
Coached byToyshan Bektemirov, Erzhas Boltaev
Achievements and titles
Olympic finalsWorld record holder of clean and jerk 233kg, and also total weight of 418 kg in London Olympics 2012

Ilya Ilyin (Kazakh: Ильин Илья Александрович; born 24 May 1988) is a Kazakh weightlifter. He is Kazakhstan's first ever weightlifting world champion in either junior or senior competition. In 2005 and 2006 he held both the junior and senior world championship titles at the same time. He is 174 cm tall and weighs 93.52 kg.[1]

Ilyin participated in the men's -85 kg class at the 2005 World Weightlifting Championships and won the gold medal, snatching 170 kg and jerking 216 kg for a total of 386 kg.[2] His clean and jerk of 216 and total of 386 are the current junior men's world records in the -85 kilo class.[3]

Ilyin competed in the men's -94 kg class at the 2006 World Weightlifting Championships and won the gold medal, snatching 175 kg and jerking 217 kg for a total of 392 kg.[4] He attempted to set a world record in the clean and jerk with 233 kg on his last two attempts but was unsuccessful on both.

Ilyin competed in the men's -94 kg class at the 2008 Summer Olympics (in group A) and won the gold medal, snatching 180 kg and jerking 226 kg for a total of 406 kg. He won in sudden death fashion over the Polish competitor Szymon Kołecki who took Silver in the event. Khadzhimurat Akkaev took Bronze.

In 2011, he competed in the men's -94 kg class at the world championships and won the gold medal, snatching 181 kg and jerking 226 kg for a total of 407 kg.

He won the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's 94 kg category with a world record total of 418 kg. He was successful in all three snatch attempts with lifts of 177 kg, 182 kg, and 185 kg. He was also successful in all three clean and jerk attempts with lifts of 224 kg, 228 kg, and 233 kg. His final lift of 233 kg is now the current world record.

Achievements

Med 1.png 2011 World Weightlifting Championships, -94 kg;
Med 1.png 2006 World Weightlifting Championships, -94 kg;
Med 1.png 2005 World Weightlifting Championships, -85 kg;
Med 1.png 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, -94 kg.
Med 1.png 2012 London Olympic Games, -94 kg.

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