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Archive for 03/04/2013

Weightlifting Men’s 105kg Group A – Final – London 2012 Olympic Games

Weightlifting Men’s 105kg Group A – Final – Gold: Oleksiy Torokhtiy (Ukraine) – Silver: Navab Nasirshelal (Iran) – Bronze: Bartlomiej Wojciech Bonk (Poland). Highlights from the ExCeL at the London 2012 Olympic Games. — 6 August 2012

Although men’s weightlifting has always been on the programme of the Olympic Games – except for at the 1900, 1908 and 1912 editions — women started to participate only at the 2000 Games in Sydney.

The Olympic weightlifting programme has evolved greatly over time. Today, weightlifters compete in snatch and clean and jerk, and are placed according to their total combined result. From the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, men have competed in eight weight categories and women in seven. This total of 15 events remains unchanged.

Find more about Weightlifting at www.olympic.org/weightlifting


Wrestling Mens Freestyle 60 kg Final – Azerbaijan v Russian

Wrestling Men’s Freestyle 60 kg Finals Gold medal match – Azerbaijan v Russian Fed. Full Replay from the ExCeL – North Arena 2 at the London 2012 Olympic Games. — 11 August 2012

The 1900 Games were the only ones where wrestling was not present in any shape or form. As from the 1908 Olympic Games in London, Greco-Roman wrestling has always been included on the programme. Since the 1920 Antwerp Games, there have been both freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling competitions.

Find more about Wrestling at http://www.olympic.org/wrestling-freestyle and http://www.olympic.org/wrestling-grego-roman


2012 Russia Freestyle Wrestling Championship 96kg Akhmedov Shamil

2012 Russia Freestyle Wrestling Championship 96kg Akhmedov Shamil