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The Ancient Greek Weightlifter and the 316 Pound Rock

In Ancient Greece, strength was greatly appreciated as a physical attribute; the Greek weightlifter Bybon went down in history for the feat of lifting a 316 pound stone. Weightlifting was common among ancient Greeks, since their culture celebrated strength. Soldiers...

Weightlifter Iakovidis Breaks Down at Olympics; Exposes Lack of Support by Greek State

Greek weightlifter Theodoros Iakovidis announced his retirement on Saturday after failing to qualify for the finals at the Tokyo Olympics.

Greek Weightlifter Eleni Konstantinidi Wins Two Gold Medals at the European Championships

Weightlifter Eleni Konstantinidi won two gold medals for Greece on Friday at the European Championships taking place in Batumi, Georgia. The Greek athlete won a top spot with her clean and jerk in the 81 kilos category. It was the first...