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Almir Velagić

Almir Velagić German weightlifter

German weightlifter
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A.K.A. Velagic
Countries Germany
Occupations Athlete Weightlifter
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 22 August 1981 (Livno)
Star sign LeoLeo
Almir Velagić
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Almir Velagić (born 22 August 1981 in Livno, Bosnia and Herzegovina) 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.

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http://newsticker.sueddeutsche.de/list/id/593246
http://www.ard.ndr.de/peking2008/sportler/portrait100_athleteId-31910.html
http://www.iwf.net/results/results_athlete_e.php?compid=335
http://www.olympic.org/olympic-results/london-2012/weightlifting/-105kg-m?event=31732
https://web.archive.org/web/20080909193259/http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/BIO/Athlete/0/202630.shtml
https://web.archive.org/web/20110527172337/http://www.iwf.net/results/results_athlete_e.php?compid=335
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