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Leonid Taranenko was born on 13 June, 1956 in Malaryta, Belarus, is a Soviet weightlifter. At 64 years old, Leonid Taranenko height is 6 ft 0 in (183.0 cm).

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Age 64 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born 13 June 1956
Birthday 13 June
Birthplace Malaryta, Belarus
Nationality Belarus

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He net worth has been growing significantly in 2018-19. So, how much is Leonid Taranenko worth at the age of 64 years old? Leonid Taranenko’s income source is mostly from being a successful Weightlifter. He is from Belarus. We have estimated Leonid Taranenko's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

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While these results are no longer recognized as official world records due to subsequent restructuring of the competitive weight classes (in 1993, 1998 and 2018), as of 2019, his 266kg clean and jerk remains the highest ever achieved in competition, while his total of 476kg remained the highest ever achieved until broken by Lasha Talakhadze of Georgia at the 2017 World Championships.


In 1992, Taranenko represented the Unified Team at the Olympics in Barcelona. He took the silver medal in the super-heavyweight class with a total of 425 kg.


After this, Taranenko moved up to the super-heavyweight class. Lifting in Canberra, Australia on November 26, 1988, he set a world record of 266 kg in the clean and jerk, and 476 kg in the total, having lifted 210 kg in the snatch.


He was unable to compete in the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles due to the Soviet boycott, but competed in the 1984 Friendship Games, where he won the 110 kg class with a world record total of 442.5 kg, exceeding the winning total in Los Angeles (by Norberto Oberburger) by 52.5 kg.


Taranenko trained at VSS Uradzhai in Minsk. His first major success took place at the 1980 Olympics, when, competing for the Soviet Union, he won the gold medal in the 110 kilogram class with a 422.5 kg total.

Taranenko's other victories include the 110 kg class titles at the 1980 World and European championships, and super-heavyweight titles at the 1990 World championship and 1988, 1991, and 1996 European championships.


Leonid Arkadevich Taranenko (Russian: Леонид Аркадьевич Тараненко , born June 13, 1956) is a former Soviet/Belarusian weightlifter and coach. His 266 kg clean and jerk in 1988 is the heaviest lift in competition, though it is no longer an official world record due to subsequent restructuring of weight classes.