Latvian powerlifter, Konstantīns Konstantinovs, Died at 40

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Konstantīns Konstantinovs was born on June 6, 1978 and died on October 28, 2018.

He was a Latvian Russian powerlifter.

His crude deadlift of 426 kg (939.2 lb), set in 2009, was once in the past the crude deadlift world record.

It was the world record for the greatest crude deadlift without a belt in an official rivalry.

Yury Belkin left a mark on the world as of late by deadlifting 970lbs with no belt, crude.

The authority deadlift record is presently held by Eddie Hall with a lift of 500 kg (1,102.3 lb), set in 2016.

Konstantinovs won the 2002 WPC Junior World Powerlifting Championships and the 2003 GPC World Powerlifting Championships both in the 125 kilograms (276 lb) weight class.

He completed third at the 2010 Champions Battle Raw Deadlift Challenge behind 3 times WPC World Champion and 2009 WPC Raw World Champion Andrey Belyaev and mainstream Russian strongman/Olympic weightlifter Mikhail Koklyaev on June 25, 2010, in Arhangelsk, Russia.

Konstantinovs won the 2011 WPC Raw World Powerlifting Championships title on Nov. 18, 2011, in Riga, Latvia in the 140 kilograms (310 lb) weight class with a 960 kilograms (2,120 lb) total.

He likewise put third at the 2009 WPC Raw World Championships in Rostov-na-Donu, Russia.

He filled in as an expert protector to win his living.

On October 28, 2018, it was accounted for that Konstantinovs passed on at 40 years old because of unspecified causes.

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