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23 Jan 1967
The Pocket Hercules
150 cm / 64 kg 4'11'' / 140 Pfund
Mann

It is likely that Naim Süleymanoğlu is the strongest man who has ever lived, pound-for-pound. Nicknamed “The Pocket Hercules,” he first came to international acclaim at age 14 at the World Junior Championships in São Paulo. At the 1984 European Championships he became the second man (after Bulgaria’s Stefan Topurov) to lift three times his own bodyweight overhead. Süleymanoğlu was also the first man to snatch 2½ times his own bodyweight (27 April 1988). Prior to the 1988 Olympics, he had set 32 world records before he was 22-years-old. Süleymanoğlu was 1982 World Junior champion, and at the 1983 World...

Naim in Zahlen

4
Olympische Spiele
Olympische Spiele
3
Medaillen
Goldmedaille:3 Silbermedaille: Bronzemedaille:
  • Sydney
    Sydney 2000
    Spiele
    Ergebnisse
    Sportart
    Wettbewerb
    Sydney
    Sydney 2000
    • AC
      Weightlifting
      Featherweight (≤62 kilograms)
  • Atlanta
    Atlanta 1996
    Spiele
    Ergebnisse
    Sportart
    Wettbewerb
    Atlanta
    Atlanta 1996
    • 1 Goldmedaille
      Weightlifting
      Featherweight (≤64 kilograms)
  • Barcelona
    Barcelona 1992
    Spiele
    Ergebnisse
    Sportart
    Wettbewerb
    Barcelona
    Barcelona 1992
    • 1 Goldmedaille
      Weightlifting
      Featherweight (≤60 kilograms)
  • Seoul
    Seoul 1988
    Spiele
    Ergebnisse
    Sportart
    Wettbewerb
    Seoul
    Seoul 1988
    • 1 Goldmedaille
      Weightlifting
      Featherweight (≤60 kilograms)