Russian Weight lifter Dmitry Klokov mysteriously walks out of Olympics

Russian weightlifter Dmitry Klokov has withdrawn from the Olympics for unspecified medical reasons, the country’s sports minister said Saturday. Klokov, a Beijing silver medallist, was expected to challenge for medals in Monday’s 105kg category. Vitaly Mutko announced Saturday the 29-year-old athlete would not be able to compete, but did More...

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By LondonGames On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Kim Un Guk from North Korea makes World Record in 62kg Weightlifting

North Korea’s Kim Un Guk broke the world record in men’s 62 kg category weight-lifting on the way to win gold at the London Olympics Monday. Kim opened up a big lead by snatching 153 kg, equalling the More...