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