Russian weightlifter who was stripped of his Olympic bronze medal at Barcelona in 1992 after he refused to lean forward to accept it.
He placed 1st in the 1991 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class.
He was the only competitor at the 1992 Summer Olympics to be stripped of his medal.
He is the son of Sasha and Molena Samadov.
He competed in the 1992 Olympics where Michael Jordan led the Dream Team to the gold medal in basketball.