Lowlight of the Week
Normally this section covers the highlights of the week, however, there is a lowlight in this week.
Naim Suleymanoglu, to some better known as ‘Pocket Hercules, passed away. Naim is the only man to Snatch 2.5 his own bodyweight and one out of seven lifters ever to Clean & Jerk 3 times their bodyweight. Not to mention a three-time Olympic Champ in Olympic Weightlifting.
Unforgotten, the epic battle at the 1996 Olympic Games between Naim Suleymanoglu and Valerios Leonidis, a must watch, not only for Olympic Weightlifting fans, the dramaturgy of this battle can’t be beaten. Check it out