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Olympic Weigthlifting: In Memoriam

This section of the site is dedicated to the memory of legendary lifters, coaches and personalities who are no longer with us.

Most definitely, the records they broke, lifting results they showed in the competitions, memories of moments of glory and triumph will outlive the physical boundaries of their lives.

The information can be generated via the search form below by selecting the following criteria:

In order to see the details of the lifter's career, please follow the link associated with the name of the athlete in the search results. The displayed information is based on the data in the Lift Up database.

Please contact Lift Up if you find that the information has been ommited or incorrect.



In Memoriam: By Year
In Memoriam: By Nation
In Memoriam
Imre FOLDI, Hungary
1938 - 2017
Ivan ABADZHIEV, Bulgaria
1932 - 2017
Horace JOHNSON , Great Britain
n/a - 2017
Russell PRIOR, Canada
1949 - 2017
Atanas KIROV, Bulgaria
1946 - 2017
Yevgeny SYPKO , Soviet Union
1963 - 2017
Frank SPELLMAN, United States
1922 - 2017
Alexander SENSHIN, Soviet Union
1949 - 2017

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