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Strength Athletics
Olympic Lifting


Olympic Lifting

Olympic Lifting - The sport of olymoic style lifting consists of 2 lifts, the snatch and the clean and jerk. The winner of a lifting meet is decided by the total of  the athletes highest lift in each disipline.

Ronny Weller
4 time olympic medalist

Ronny Weller - Ronny has been at the top of the weightlifting world for many years. He has competed in 4 olympic games, '88, '92, '96, '00, winning 4 medals, 1 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze. He packs 150kg(330lbs) of muscle on a short frame, 5'7 or 5'8.

Naim Suleymanoglu

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Naim Suleymanoglu - Possibly the greatest lifter ever to set foot on a lifting platform. Naim was born in Bulgaria but later defected to Turkey. He stands only 4'11", he comes from a area of the world that produces a fantastic amount of exelent lifter. Naim has set numerous records over his carreer in several weight classes. He has also cleaned and jerked more then 3 times his own bodyweight.

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