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Alexey Vishnitsky

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Birth name  Alexey Vishnitsky

Residence  Ukraine
Name  Alexey Vishnitsky
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Born  1 May 1981 (age 34) (1981-05-01) Kharkiv, USSR (now Kharkiv, Ukraine)
Occupation  Powerlifting Strongman U.F.S.A.

Nationality  Soviet Union→ Ukraine

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Alexey Vishnitsky (Russian: Вишницкий, Алексей Иванович Ukrainian: Вишницький Олексій Іванович; 1 May 1981, in Kharkiv) honoured master of sports, champion of Europe, record holder of Europe, 2 times IPF (International Powerlifting Federation) powerlifting world champion, member of the team of strongmen of Ukraine. Multiple winner in the team among 105 kg. Took part in the TV show Fort Boyard (TV series) in 2004 with Vasiliy Verastuks's team of strongmen.


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Alexey was born on 1 May 1981 in Kharkiv, Ukraine. His mother was a kindergarten teacher, and his father a welder. His older brother works in the Kharkiv Fire Lifeguard Department of the Ministry of Emergencies. He has two children, a daughter, Kseniya, and a son, Arsenij.

In 1998 Vishnitsky finished secondary school at Number 120 in Kharkiv. In 1998 he entered the Academy of Physical Culture and Sport in Kharkiv and graduated with a master's degree in 2004. He then entered Kharkiv State Veterinary Academy and graduated in 2009 with a speciality as a pharmacist of veterinary medicine. Since 2002 he has worked as an individual instructor in the fitness center.


  • 2000 — 2nd place on European Junior Powerlifting Championship.
  • 2001 — champion & record-breaker of Ukraine.
  • 2001 — champion & record-breaker of Europe. Russia, Syktyvkar.
  • 2001 — Alexey Vishnitsky win 31th [sic] IPF World mens open World Single Championships 15.11.2001 Sotkamo - Finland.
  • 2001, 2002, 2003 - get title - The Best Kharkiv Sportsman of Non Olympic sports.
  • 2002 — 3rd place on European Powerlifting Championship. Sweden.
  • 2002 — 3rd place on *32nd Mens open World Single Championships Trencin Slovakia 13th to 17th of November 2002
  • 2002, 2003 - get title - Young Person of the Year in Kharkiv in sport category.
  • 2003 — Alexey win Ukrainian Powerlifting Championship.
  • 2003 — Alexey Vishnitsky win 33th [sic] Open Men's World Championships, Denmark, Vejle, 04-09.11.2003
  • 2003 — get title - The Best Sportsman in Ukraine in Powerlifting & Best Sportsman in Ukraine of Non Olympic sports.
  • Since 2003 and up to today – member of the U.F.S.A. Strongmen tournament;
    2010 - the winner in the content of the team among 105 kg strongmen Ukraine - Europe ;
    2011 – the winner in the content of the team of strongmen Ukraine - United States.


    2001 year — European record — dead Lift — 375 kg.
    2003 year — European record — squat — 387 kg. Summary record — 982 kg.


  • Vysnitsky Alexey on YouTube
  • References

    Alexey Vishnitsky Wikipedia

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