Weightlifter Alexei Torohtii brought to Ukraine the third gold medal in the 2012 Olympics in London. Torohtii, acting in the weight category of more than 105 kilograms, according to the double-event had score of 412 kilograms. At the push Torohtii lifted 185 kilograms, in the snatch – 227. This is reported by the official site of the Games in 2012.
The Second place was won by Nawab Nasirshelal from Iran. Olympic bronze medalist became the Pole Wojciech Bartholomew Buck.
Russian weightlifters in weight over 105 kilograms did not participated in the competitions. Khadzhimurat Akkaev was unable to perform at the Games because of a back injury, and Dmitry Klokov, who have to replace him, withdrew himself from the competition “for medical reasons.”