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    Weightlifting

    To discover when weightlifting appeared on the programme of the Olympic Games and how the different events evolved from 1896 to our days: introduction of women’s events, etc.
  • Document

    Weightlifting

    To discover when weightlifting appeared on the programme of the Olympic Games and how the different events evolved from 1896 to our days: introduction of women’s events, etc.
  • News | Olympic Channel

    Girard stunned to be receiving two medals after triple disqualification

    Christine Girard was shocked after learning she would be awarded two Olympic weightlifting medals, one of them gold, following the disqualifications of doping athletes at the Olympic Games 2008 and 2012.
    11 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel, Weightlifting, Beijing 2008, Canada
  • Rim wins 69kg weightlifting gold - highlights | Video

    Rim wins 69kg weightlifting gold - highlights

    London 2012 - Rim Jong Sim of North Korea took the country's third weightlifting gold after lifting 115kg in the snatch and 146kg in the clean and jerk.
  • Lin takes 69kg weightlifting gold for China - highlights | Video

    Lin takes 69kg weightlifting gold for China - highlights

    London 2012 - Chinese newcomer Lin Qingfeng won gold in the men's 69kg weightlifting, finishing 11kg clear of the competition after his clean and jerk lift gave him a total of 344kg. Indonesia's Triyatno Triyatno claimed silver, with Romania's Razvan Constantin Martin third.
  • Zielinski snatches 85kg Weightlifting gold | Video

    Zielinski snatches 85kg Weightlifting gold

    In October 2016, Apti AUKHADOV of Russian Federation, competing in the Men's 85kg Weightlifting event, in which he ranked 2nd and for which he was awarded the gold medal, has been disqualified from the Games of the XXX Olympiad. London 2012 - Poland's Adrian Edward Zielinski emerged triumphant by virtue of just 130 grams in bodyweight to claim Olympic gold after a star-studded cast in the men's 85kg fell by the wayside.
  • Weightlifting 105kg Group A final - highlights | Video

    Weightlifting 105kg Group A final - highlights

    London 2012 - highlights from the Weightlifting Men's 105kg Group A Final. Oleksiy Torokhtiy of Ukraine took gold, with silver going to Navab Nasirshelal of Iran and bronze claimed by Poland's Bartlomiej Wojciech Bonk.
  • Weightlifting records smashed - review | Video

    Weightlifting records smashed - review

    In November 2016, Ilya ILIN of Kazakhstan, competing in the Men's 94kg Weightlifting event, in which he ranked first and for which he was awarded the gold medal, has been disqualified from the Games of the XXX Olympiad. London 2012 - Weightlifting drew to a close at London 2012 with an incredible 44 Olympic and world records broken. Lifters from Kazakhstan and DPR Korea challenged China's dominance in the competition - and the difference between gold and silver in the men's 85kg was said to be down to a chocolate bar. Watch our review of the contest.
  • Weightlifting records smashed - in pictures | Video

    Weightlifting records smashed - in pictures

    London 2012 - Weightlifting drew to a close at London 2012 with an incredible 44 Olympic and world records broken. Lifters from Kazakhstan and DPR Korea challenged China's dominance in the competition - and the difference between gold and silver in the men's 85kg was said to be down to a chocolate bar. View images from an exhilarating contest.
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