Arturs Plesnieks

Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Beatrise Plesniece
Residence
Ventspils, LAT
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Latvian, Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first went to a gym at age nine.
Why this sport?
His father encouraged him to become stronger.
Club / Team
Ventspils Olympic Centre: Latvia
Name of coach
Eduards Andruskevics, LAT
General Interest
Hobbies
Spending time with family, watching television. (olimpiade.lv, 2015)
Hero / Idol
Latvian weightlifter Viktors Scerbatihs. (olimpiade.lv, 2015)
Injuries
He underwent shoulder surgery after competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and did not return until after the 2017 European Championships in Split, Croatia in April that year. (sportacentrs.com, 19 Oct 2017)

He suffered an abdominal injury in 2013. (sportacentrs.com, 25 Oct 2013)

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