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The Hall of Fame @ Lift Up is not an official Hall of Fame of Olympic Weightlifting site. The listing rather represents the author's personal choice of famous athletes who contributed to this sport and inspired generations of lifters including the author of this site.

The Hall of Fame section of the Lift-Up web site is a gallery featuring outstanding athletes, Olympic heroes and world champions of the 20th century in weightlifting.

All lifters are listed in alphabetical order. For more information on the athletes' bio, performance at the major international tournaments, world records set and more, please select a specific lifter's name from the lists below:

 


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Lift Up Hall of Fame: Honored Athletes

 
  Vasily ALEXEEV, USSR
  Paul ANDERSON, USA
  Waldemar BASZANOWSKI, Poland
  Isaac BERGER, USA
  Gerd BONK, Germany
  Andrey CHEMERKIN, Russia
  John DAVIS, USA
  Pyrros DIMAS, Greece
  Imre FOLDI, Hungary
  Akakide KAKHIASHVILIS, Greece
  Tommy Tamio KONO, USA
  Alexander KURLOVICH, USSR
  Yoshinobu MIYAKE, Japan
  Halil MUTLU, Turkey
  Sultan RAKHMANOV, USSR
  David RIGERT, USSR
  Yanko RUSEV, Bulgaria
  Norbert SCHEMANSKY, USA
  Naim SULEYMANOGLU, Turkey
  Leonid TARANENKO, USSR
  Yurik VARDANYAN, USSR
  Charles VINCI, USA
  Yury VLASOV, USSR
  Yury ZAKHAREVICH, USSR
  Leonid ZHABOTINSKY, USSR

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Lift Up Hall of Fame: Honored Coaches, Administrators, Executives

 
  Ivan ABADZHIEV, Bulgaria
  Bob HOFFMAN, USA
  Christos IAKOVOU, Greece
  Alexey MEDVEDEV, USSR
  Rudolf PLUKFELDER, USSR
  Gottfried SCHOEDL, Austria
  Arkady VOROBYEV, USSR

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