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Almir Velagić

Almir Velagić

German weightlifter
Almir Velagić
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Intro German weightlifter
A.K.A. Velagic
Is Athlete Weightlifter
From Germany
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 22 August 1981, Livno, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Age: 38 years
Star sign LeoLeo
Almir Velagić
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Biography

Almir Velagić (born 22 August 1981) is a Bosnian German weightlifter competing in the +105 kg category.

Velagić became German citizen in 2000.

He competed for Germany in Weightlifting at the 2008 Summer Olympics finishing 8th with a total of 413 kg.

At the 2009 European Championships he won bronze medals in snatch and clean and jerk, and overall silver in the +105 kg category, with a total of 418 kg.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he again finished in 8th.

At the 2016 Summer Olympics, he finished 9th in the super-heavyweight weight class.

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