Full name: Serhiy Oleksandrovych Poltoratsky
Original name: Сергій Олександрович Полторацький
Other name(s): Sergey Aleksandrovich Poltoratsky, Сергей Александрович Полторацкий
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
Weight: 203 lbs (92 kg)
Born:October 28, 1947 in Khmelnytskyi, Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine Affiliations: VS Kyiv, Kyiv (UKR)
Country:Soviet Union Sport:Weightlifting
Sergey Poltoratsky had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1974 World Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (367.5 kg); 2nd in the 1975 World Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (372.5 kg); 1st in the 1977 World Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (375.0 kg); 3rd in the 1974 European Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (362.5 kg); 2nd in the 1975 European Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (372.5 kg); 1st in the 1977 European Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (375.0 kg). He set three middle-heavyweight world records – two in the press and one in the clean & jerk.
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