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Lifting for Love: One of the Best Moments ever in Olympic Weightlifting!

A truly great sporting moment.

Matthias Steiner lost his wife in a car accident shortly before the 2008 Olympics. He vowed that he would win the Olympic Gold for her. After things went badly in the Snatch he had to complete a 258kg Clean and Jerk to take first place. Motivated by his passion, what happened next was incredibly moving…

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