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Mohammad Nassiri (Iran)

Summer Olympics, Mexico City, Mexico, 1968: Mohammad Nassiri (Iran) does the 150 KG world record in clean and jerk. He wins the gold medal in the bantamweight class over Imre Foldi (Hungary) because his bodyweight was 10 ounces less than Foldi's.
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* 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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