NationalityUzbek Event(s)–105 kg Weight102 kg SportWeightlifting Height1.83 m
CountryUzbekistan RoleOlympic athlete Years active2010- NameRuslan Nurudinov Turned pro2010
BornNovember 24, 1991 (age 24) (1991-11-24) Andijan, Uzbekistan Personal best(s)Snatch: 193 kg (2014)
Clean & Jerk: 239 kg (2014)
Total: 432 kg (2014)
Ruslan nurudinov 2013 world champion
Ruslan Nurudinov (Tatar: Ruslan Şamil ulı Nurudinov, Руслан Шамил улы Нурудинов; Uzbek: Ruslan Shamil'evich Nurudinov; born 24 November 1991 in Andijan, Uzbekistan) is an Uzbekistani weightlifter of Tatar ethnic origin and an adherent of Islam. He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the -105 kg event. He is the first world champion for Uzbekistan in weightlifting. Ruslan earned Uzbekistan's second gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, where Ruslan set a new Olympic record in the clean and jerk with a lift of 237 kg.