||Shopping, drawing, collecting various things connected with weightlifting. (kp.ru, 01 Sep 2008)
||In 2006, he had a shoulder injury. (mn.ru, 03 Nov 2011)
||His father and coach Vyacheslav Klokov was a world champion in weightlifting in 1983. (sovsport.ru, 19 Aug 2008)
|Hero / Idol
||Arnold Schwarzenegger because he achieved in three different spheres: sports, cinema and politics. (ntvplus.ru, 29 May 2008)
||He wants to have a son who will become the third world champion in the Klokov family. (sovsport.ru, 19 Aug 2008)
|Awards and honours
||He holds the national title of Honoured Master of Sport. (rfwf.ru, 2011)
In 2009 he was awarded the Order of Merit for the Fatherland [Second grade] for his achievements at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. (kremlin.ru, 02 Aug 2009)
Sport Specific Information
|Name of coach
||Aydar Yarullin, Vyacheslav Klokov [father]
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||Although his father was not keen on his son's involvement in weightlifting, he took up the sport in 1995 under his first coach Gennady Anikanov.
|Coach from which country?
||BIG ARNIE CLASSIC WINNER
He won the "Arnold Classic" Sports Festival in 2005 after being invited to compete by Arnold Schwarzenegger. (kp.ru, 01 Sep 2008)
Further Personal Information
||Wife Elena, daughter Anastasia