Dmitry Berestov

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Olympic medal record
Representing  Russia
Men's weightlifting
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens -105 kg
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 2004 Kyiv -105 kg
Gold medal – first place 2008 Lignano Sabbiadoro -105 kg

Dmitry Vladimirovitch Berestov (Russian: Дмитрий Владимирович Берестов; born June 13, 1980 in Moscow) is a Russian weightlifter who won the gold medal in the 105 kg class at the 2004 Summer Olympics. He is 186 cm/6 ft 1 tall and weighs 105 kg/231 lb.

In July 2006, Berestov failed a drugs test and faced a two-year competition ban. [1] In 2008 the suspension ended and Berestov returned to the 2008 European Weightlifting Championships, where he won the Gold medal in the overall.


  1. ^ Berestov is disqualified for two years Archived August 22, 2006, at the Wayback Machine 13 July 2006