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Andrei Chemerkin enters the Weightlifting Hall of Fame

As a final chord of the Paris World Championships, in front of the teams and delegates from the largest field ever at World Championships, Andrei CHEMERKIN (b. 1972) Russian hero received the Diploma and the plaque certifying his membership in the Weightlifting Hall of Fame.

The latest entry into this prestigious society deserved the membership by his Olympic Champion title (1996, Atlanta), world championship victories through 8 years and several world records – all the time in the +108kg / +110kg categories.

The certificates of membership were presented to  CHEMERKIN by Mr. Alain Lunzenfichter, Chairman and IWF President Dr. Tamás Aján.