Georgian Olympic Weightlifter Lasha Talakhadze Breaks Three World Records

Georgian weightlifter Lasha Talakhadze broke three world records after winning gold in the +109-kilogram weightlifting final at the Tokyo Olympics on Aug. 4. Talakhadze set the first world record in the snatch by lifting 223 kilograms, then set the second …

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Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz Wins Philippines’ First-Ever Olympic Gold Medal

Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz made history on July 26 after winning the first-ever Olympic gold medal for the Philippines. Diaz, 30, became the first Filipino Olympic gold medalist after finishing with 127 kilograms in the clean and jerk and a 224-kilogram …

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