Dmitry Klokov - famous Russian weightlifter
Dmitry Klokov is a famous Russian weightlifter, vice-champion of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, a multiple winner and winner of the national and world championships. The biography of the athlete will be described in the article.
Dmitry Klokov was born in Balashikha in 1983year. The boy began to play sports from an early age. His father is the legendary Soviet weightlifter Vyacheslav Klokov. It was under his leadership that the boy became the best junior of Russia. In 1999, he took third place at the European Championships. A professional career began in 2004 after winning bronze at the Cup of Russia.
A year later, Dmitry took the gold in the championshipRussia. And on the raised kilograms it was much ahead of contenders. A few months later Klokov submitted to the World Cup, which was held in Qatar. Well, in 2008, the weightlifter took silver at the Olympics in Beijing.
Completion of career
In 2013, Dmitry Klokov spoke in Kazan on thethe championship of Russia. The sportsman managed to win a bronze medal there. This tournament was the last in the career of a weight lifter. Since May 2015, the weightlifter is no longer participating in competitions.
After Dmitry Klokov engaged in cross-media andbodybuilding, becoming an active advocate of a healthy lifestyle. Excellent physical data and a great sense of humor allowed the athlete to become a welcome guest on various television shows.
Dmitry Klokov, whose biography was describedabove, does not have any kind of universal training program for the off-season and the competition period. It is constantly changing and consists of different power blocks aimed at working out specific muscle groups.
In the post-professional career Klokov is focusingfor intensive training with free weights. Basically, he uses a barbell and dumbbells. Most of the time, the athlete is engaged in the classical crossfit program.