History of Olympic Weightlifting
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World Championship, Gettysburg, USA, 1978: Featuring arrival of Team USSR to the United States and lifts by Gennady Bessonov (USSR, 90kg), Sergey Arakelov and David Rigert (both USSR, 100kg), Yury Zaitsev (USSR, 110kg), superheavy weight athletes including Sultan Rakhmanov (USSR), Jerome Hannan (USA) and Jurgen Heuser (East Germany).
* 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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