History of Olympic Weightlifting
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Hossein Rezazadeh (Iran) established himself as the strongest man in the world at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia. The footage features Rezazadeh with his phenomenal lifts at the first Olympics of the 21st century, in Athens, Greece, 2004. His total in the super heavyweight class was 472.5KG (210+263.5).
* 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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