History of Olympic Weightlifting
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Summer Olympics, Atlanta, USA, 1996: One of the greatest athletes of all times, Halil Mutlu (Turkey) on his way to win his first gold medal at the 1996 Olympics. In Atlanta, Mutlu snatched 132.5 kg and clean-and-jerked 155 kg in the flyweight. Mutlu won two more gold medals at the Olympics - in Sydney 2000 and in Athens 2004... More.
* 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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