History of Olympic Weightlifting
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1984 Olympics, Los Angeles, USA: The most decorated Olympic weightlifter produced by Romania, Nicu Vlad was one of the finest Olympic weightlifting technicians. The footage features the 172.5kg snatch and 205kg clean-and-jerk by 21-year old Vlad at the 1984 Olympics where he won the gold medal in the 90kg weightclass.
* The Clip-O-Rama section of the Lift Up website presents an educational and research multimedia library of mini-clips featuring various oldtime Olympic lifters and events of the 20th century. The original footage is a courtesy of various media resources including Arthur Drechsler Collection (USA), British Pathe (Great Britain), Nicholas Curry Collection (USA), Geoff Fleming Collection (USA), Getty Images, Gosteleradio (Russia), International Olympic Committee, Robert Kabbas Collection (Australia), Frank Rothwell Collection (Ireland), John Way Collection (Australia), Weightlifting Exchange (USA) and more. Special thanks go to GoHeavy Olympic Weightlifting Forum for their help in preparation materials for the Clip-O-Rama.
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