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Famous Weightlifters


Weightlifting
Weightlifting is a strength sport event. The aim of weightlifting is to lift heavy weights attached to steel bars.
The sport is governed by the International Weightlifting Federation or the IWF at the international level. Weightlifting skill is a combination of power and technique.

Weightlifters contest at two variations- "clean and jerk" and "snatch".

Full Name: Naim Suleymanoglu
Total Medal :7
Date of Birth: 23 rd January, 1967
Country: Turkey
Sport involved in: Weightlifting

Achievements made:
  • Gold medalist in the featherweight category of the weightlifting competition at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games in featherweight group
  • Winner of gold medal in the featherweight weightlifting event at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games
  • Gold medal winner in the featherweight weightlifting event at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics
  • Winner of seven World Weightlifting Championships
  • Winner of six European Championships
  • Awarded with the Olympic Order in 2001
  • In 1989 won the World Weightlifting Championships

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