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Rio Replay: Men's +105kg Weightlifting Final

Lasha Talakhadze wins gold for Georgia in the men's weightlifting +150kg final in Rio 2016.

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Hidilyn Diaz wins the silver! | Women's 53kg Weightlifting | Olympic Games Rio 2016 | TV5

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Thai weightlifter sets Olympic Record in Women's 58kg Weightlifting

Thailand's Sukanya Srisurat sets a new Olympic Record and wins gold in her first Olympic Games by lifting 110kg.

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Most Decorated Olympic Weightlifter - Pyrros Dimas | Olympic Records

Look back on the spectacular career of Greece's Pyrros Dimas, the Olympic Games most decorated weightlifter with an amazing 1 bronze and 3 gold medals.

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‪Hidilyn Diaz reigns supreme in the Women’s 53kg Weightlifting event | 2018 Asian Games

‪Hidilyn Diaz has won the Philippines’ first gold medal of the #AsianGames2018.

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Gold for retiring 62kg Colombian weightlifter

Colombian Oscar Albiero Figueroa Mosquera wins gold in his final competition.

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Chinese Taipei Shu-Ching wins gold in Women's 53kg Weightlifting

Chinese Taipei Hsu Shu-Ching outlifts the competition to win gold in the Women's 53kg Weighlifting competition.

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Anatomy Of a Weightlifter: What are their Biggest Strengths?

Ukraine's star Olympian Dmytro Chuma reveals his explosive power and immensely balanced leg, arm, and grip strength in weightlifting.

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China's Shi lifts to Men's 69kg gold

Zhiyong Shi wins gold for China in the Men's 69kg Weightlifting final by lifting 7kg more than his competitors in the clean and jerk round.

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Women 81kg - 2018 Weightlifting World Championships

2018 IWF World Championships - Thursday, 08 November 2018 - Ashgabat (TKM)

Result Women 81kg

1. VALENTIN PEREZ Lidia - ESP - A - 249 - (113 - 136)
2. NAUMAVA Darya - BLR - A - 245 - (108 - 137)
3. SALAZAR ARCE Tamara Yajaira - ECU - A - 242 - (105 - 137)
4. ARTHUR Jenny Lyvette - USA - A - 241 - (106 - 135)
5. CHIRINOS LEON Dayana Aracelis - VEN - A - 231 - (100 - 131)
6. DEKHA Iryna - UKR - A - 226 - (103 - 123)
7. TORRES WONG Anacarmen - MEX - A - 226 - (96 - 130)
8. GARZA GARZA Alejandra - MEX - A - 225 - (98 - 127)
9. MESHITKHANOVA Raushan - KAZ - B - 223 - (108 - 115)
10. MUN Minhee - KOR - A - 223 - (100 - 123)
11. KHAIPANDUNG Siriyakorn - THA - A - 221 - (101 - 120)
12. VANBELLINGHEN Anna Marie-J A M - BEL - B - 220 - (98 - 122)
13. TOYCHYYEVA Aysoltan - TKM - B - 219 - (98 - 121)
14. JABBOROVA Tursunoy - UZB - A - 218 - (99 - 119)
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Chinese Olympic Weightlifting Training Compilation 2018

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Lasha TALAKHADZE - WORLD RECORDS - 2018 IWF World Championships

Snatch 212 / 217 kg - C&J 252 / 257 kg - Total 462 / 469 / 474 kg WORLD RECORDS
2018 IWF World Championships - Saturday, 10 November 2018 - Ashgabat (TKM)


Snatch 218 kg - Clean & Jerk 260 kg - Total 478 kg WORLD RECORDS
2019 EWF European Weightlifting Championships Batumi, Georgia, 2019.04.13

Chinese Olympic Weightlifting Training Compilation #017

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Weightlifting - 77kg - Men's Group A | London 2012 Olympic Games

WL13 - Men - 77kg Group A - Weightlifting - 01 August 2012 - London 2012 Olympic Games

Full replay of the Men's 77kg Weightlifting competition from London 2012.

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Success And Failure In Weightlifting - London 2012 Olympics

Relive some of the incredible moments in the weightlifting events as competitors experience both success and failure at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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Although men's weightlifting has always been on the programme of the Olympic Games - except for at the 1900, 1908 and 1912 editions -- women started to participate only at the 2000 Games in Sydney.

The Olympic weightlifting programme has evolved greatly over time. Today, weightlifters compete in snatch and clean and jerk, and are placed according to their total combined result. From the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, men have competed in eight weight categories and women in seven. This total of 15 events remains unchanged.

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Matthias Steiner Shares his Emotional Beijing 2008 Weightlifting Gold | Olympic Rewind

Germany's Matthias Steiner won Olympic weightlifting gold at the 2008 Beijing summer games, but just a year previously he almost quit the sport completely. The German had a very different reason to most athletes for the emotional outpour that Olympic victory sparks.

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Weightlifting Failure & Success - Moscow 1980 Olympics

A look back at some of the success and failure stories from the weightlifting events at the Moscow 1980 Olympic Games.

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Much of the focus leading up to the weightlifting tournament at the 1980 Olympic Games was on an injury to Russian legend Vassily Alekseyev.

The scene was set for the 353-pound giant from Ryazan to make it an unprecedented hat-trick of gold medals in the super heavyweight category after record-breaking triumphs in Munich and Montreal.

However an injury originally picked up just before the 1978 world championships in Pennsylvania restricted his chances and he was eliminated in the early stages.

Russian lifters dominated, however, with five of the 10 gold medals on offer taken by the home contingent.

Kanybek Osmanaliyev and Viktor Mazin took the honours in the now defunct flyweight and featherweight divisions, the former winning by the slenderest of margins on lower bodyweight.

Yet it was two Bulgarians who set the competition alight at the Izmailovo Sports Palace.

First Yanko Rusev took the lightweight gold with a new Olympic and world record, his overall total of 342.5kgs including a world record jerk of 195kgs putting him streets ahead of the field.

Team-mate Assen Zlatev then followed suit in the middleweight category to take gold with 360kgs and then achieved a jerk world record of 205.5kgs after the competition had been completed.

Home fans had something to cheer about once more when Yurik Vardanian crushed the opposition in the light heavyweight field, winning by an unprecedented 27.5kgs with a winning total of 400kgs, a score which would have won him gold in the first and middle heavyweight classes.

Belarus-born Leonid Taranenko took the heavyweight gold for Russia, and 12 years later was to gain a silver for the unified team at the Barcelona Games at super-heavyweight level.

With Alekseyev bowing out in the early stages, Sultan Rakhmanov proved a worthy successor by jerking an eye-watering 245kgs to lift gold by a healthy margin in the super heavyweight.

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Matthias Steiner wins an emotional gold at Beijing 2008 | Epic Olympic Moments

Matthias Steiner - Countdown to Rio 2016 - 31 Iconic Olympic Moments

After winning gold in the Men's +105kg Weightlifting competition at the Beijing 2008 Olympics, Matthias Steiner dedicated his win to his late wife.

As we countdown to Rio 2016, we're taking a look back at 31 iconic moments from Olympic history.

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The Pocket Hercules Süleymanoğlu Breaks Weightlifting World Record - Seoul 1988 Olympics

Weightlifter Naim Süleymanoğlu made his Olympic debut at the Seoul 1988 Olympic Games. He was quickly nicknamed The Pocket Hercules for the combination of his short stature (1.47m or 4ft10in) and incredible display of strength.

Born in Bulgaria to Turkish parents, Süleymanoğlu obtained Turkish citizenship in 1986 and was now representing Turkey in the weightlifting competition at the Seoul 1988 Olympic Games.

The Pocket Hercules lifted 190.0kg in the clean and jerk; and 152.5kg in the snatch, reaching a total of 342.5kg. This result gave him both the Olympic gold medal and new world record, by an impressive 30kg.

Naim Süleymanoğlu would still be back at the Olympic Games in Barcelona 1992 and Atlanta 1996 to win two more Olympic gold medals and have his final Summer Games at Sydney 2000.

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