|Born||July 25, 1966 |
|Occupation||Strongman Olympic weightlifting|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight||140 kilograms (310 lb)|
|Competitor for Latvia|
|World's Strongest Man|
|World Strongman Challenge|
|Arnold Strongman Classic|
|IFSA Strongman World Championships|
|World Muscle Power Championships|
Bergmanis has reached the finals in the World's Strongest Man contest several times, finishing 3rd in 2002, and 4th in 2003 and 2004. Raimonds also competed in the 2001 contest, but was eliminated in the qualifying heats. Raimonds won the World Muscle Power Championships in 1997. He has also competed in the Arnold's Strongest Man Contest; his best result was a third place in the 2003 competition.
Bergmanis is part of the Latvian Olympic Weightlifting team, and has set 21 Latvian records. He is a three-time Olympian (1992, 1996 and 2000). In 1992 he carried the Latvian flag at the opening ceremony.
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