Olympic Weightlifting: 5 Unforgettable Lifts from Rio

These 5 lifts from Rio 2016 showcase the extreme highs, the horrific lows and the best celebrations (and dances) of an unforgettable year of weightlifting.

 5. MOST IMPRESSIVE LIFT: SHI ZHIYONG


The 22 year old Chinese lifter is registered in the 69kg class, where he completed this unbelievable lift to win Olympic gold with a total of 352kg! With this result he added 4kg to his 2015 World Weightlifting Championship total.

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Simon is the Assistant Editor at BOXROX. He has been Sport addicted since childhood and comes from a swimming and bodybuilding backround to Crossfit, which he does for 4 years now and it still challenging him every day. He tries to combine his passions for sport and writing.

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