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Lasha Talakhadze

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Lasha Talakhadze

Lasha Talakhadze
  • Birth date 10/02/1993
  • Height/Weight 6'6"/ 341 lbs


Born in the country of Georgia, Lasha Talakhadze made his International Weightlifting Federation-recognized debut in 2010. He competed in several high-profile tournaments until 2013, when he was hit with a two-year ban after failing a doping test. Talakhadze returned to competition at the 2015 World Championships. Talakhadze has not previously competed at the Olympics.
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Getting to know Lasha Talakhadze


First competed at the 2010 IWF Youth Olympic Qualification Event for Europe, where he lifted a 345.0kg (761 lbs) total in the +94kg (207 lbs) division.


Since 2010, Talakhadze has competed in the super heavyweight (105+kg/231+ lbs) division.


Talakhadze achieved his highest total lift at the 2015 World Championships, where he lifted a 454kg (1001 lbs) total.

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