Olympic weightlifting
Olympic weightlifting, also called Olympic-style weightlifting, or weightlifting, is an athletic discipline in the modern Olympic programme in which the athlete attempts a maximum-weight single lift o...
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Clean and jerk
The clean and jerk is a composite of two weightlifting movements, most often performed with a barbell: the clean and the jerk. During the clean, the lifter moves the barbell from the floor to a racked...
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Snatch (weightlifting)
The snatch is the first of two lifts contested in the sport of weightlifting (also known as olympic weightlifting) followed by the clean and jerk. The objective of the snatch is to lift the barbell fr...
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Kakhi Kakhiashvili
Akakios Kakiasvilis or Kakhi Kakhiashvili (Georgian: კახი კახიაშვილი, Greek: Ακάκιος Κακιασβίλης; born 13 July 1969 in Tskhinvali, South Ossetian AO, Georgian SSR, USSR), a Georgian-Greek weig...
Behdad Salimi
Behdad Salimi Kordasiabi (Persian: بهداد سلیمی كردآسیابی‎, born December 8, 1989 in Ghaemshahr) is an Iranian weightlifter in the +105 kg category. Salimi currently holds the world record i...
Halil Mutlu
Halil Mutlu (born Halil Aliev (Bulgarian: Халил Алиев) on July 14, 1973 in Postnik, Bulgaria) is a professional Turkish weightlifter with several World and Olympic championships. Mutlu is one of the ...
Lü Xiaojun
Lü Xiaojun (Chinese: 吕小军; pinyin: Lǚ Xiǎojūn; born July 27, 1984) is a Chinese weightlifter. He is an Olympic champion and three time world champion. He is also the current world and Olympic r...
Alan Tsagaev
Alan Tsagaev (born September 13, 1977) is a Bulgarian weightlifter of Ossetian origin who competed in the Men's 105 kg weight class at the 2000 Summer Olympics and won a silver medal, lifting 422...
Leonidas Sabanis
Leonidas Sabanis (sometimes spelled Leonidas Sampanis Greek: Λεωνίδας Σαμπάνης) is a Greek retired weightlifter, who represented Greece in 1996, 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics. He has also been a W...
Victoria Mavridou
Victoria Mavridou (Greek: Βικτωρία Μαυρίδου; born July 8, 1991 in Thessaloniki) is a Greek weightlifter. At age seventeen, Mavridou made her official debut as the nation's lone female weightlifter...
Jason Kristal
Jason Kristal (born on 1979) is an American weightlifter and professional strongman athlete who was placed first in 2008 America's Strongest Man.
Hossein Rezazadeh
Hossein Rezazadeh (Persian: حسین رضازاده‎, born May 12, 1978 in Ardabil, Iran) is a retired Iranian Olympic weightlifter. Rezazadeh is a 2 time Olympic champion, 4 time World Weightlifting champ...
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Ota Zaremba
Ota Zaremba (born 22 April 1957 in Havířov) is a Czechoslovak weightlifter, Olympic champion and world champion. He won gold medal in the heavyweight I class at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.Afte...
Satheesha Rai
Satheesha Rai is an Indian weightlifter and Olympian from Mangalore, Karnataka. He is also a recipient of the Arjuna Award given in 1999. He won a gold medal and two silver medals in the 1998 Commonwe...
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Artem Okulov
Artem Okulov (Russian: Артём Окулов) is a Russian weightlifter who won a bronze medal on 2013 Wrocław world championship.
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