History of Olympic Weightlifting
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World Championship, Melbourne, Australia, 1993: Viktor Tregubov (Russia) wins world title in the 99KG weight class. The footage features the 185KG snatch and the world record with the 222.5KG clean-and-jerk. In addition to the cj world record, Tregubov set a world record in total (407.5KG) and showed again the effectiveness of training process in Shakhty, Russia, the hometown of David Rigert, Vasily Alexeev, Gennady Bessonov, Rudolf Plyukfelder, Nikolay Kolesnikov and more. Courtesy of John Way Collection (Australia)
* 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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