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Weightlifting Olympic Event

from Telegraph.co.uk

Royal Mail first class postage stamps launched for London 2012 Olympic Games

Weightlifting is illustrated by Guy Billout Royal Mail first class postage stamps launched for London 2012 Olympic Games

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from the Guardian

Olympics 2012 in infographics: other sports

#OLYMPICS 2012: Weightlifting Credit: Graphic News Ltd www.guardian.co.uk/sport/datablog/gallery/2012/jun/25/olympics-infographics-other-sports?CMP=SOCNETIMG8759I

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Melbourne Olympics 1956. The equestrian events could not be held in Australia due to quarantine regulations. Instead, those events were held five months earlier in Stockholm, Sweden

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from Mail Online

The Olympics' forgotten sports captured in historic pictures

In 1904, US weightlifter Frederick Winters (pictured) won silver in the dumb-bell event, which was held only one time in the Olympics' history

from Foursquare

Station Amsterdam Centraal

Alf Baxter of Great Britain competes in a weightlifting event at the Amsterdam Olympics, 1928. http://www.teamgb.com/games/amsterdam-1928

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Andrey Chemerkin of Russia wins gold with a new world record of 260kg in the plus 108kg weightlifting clean and jerk event at the Georgia…