Games & medals

Games Results Sport Event
Athens 2004
Games Results Sport Event
Athens 2004
#3
Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight (≤85 kilograms)
Sydney 2000
Games Results Sport Event
Sydney 2000
#1
Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight (≤85 kilograms)
Atlanta 1996
Games Results Sport Event
Atlanta 1996
#1
Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight (≤83 kilograms)
Barcelona 1992
Games Results Sport Event
Barcelona 1992
#1
Weightlifting Light-Heavyweight (≤82½ kilograms)

Pyrros DIMAS

Greece
Weightlifting
Height
173 cm / 5'8''
Weight
84 kg / 184 pounds
Birth date
13 Oct 1971 Himarë, Albania
Gender
Male

Number of medals

4 Olympic medals

Olympic Games

4 Olympic Games

Pyrros DIMAS biography

Born in Himare, Albania as Pirro Dhima, Dimas emigrated to Greece in 1991, and has since become one of the greatest lifters ever. He has won four Olympic medals, including three consecutive gold medals from 1992-2000, and equaling the feat of Norb Schemansky with medals at four consecutive Olympics. At the World Championships he won four medals, with golds in 1993, 1995, and 1998. He won one European Championship in 1995. As a light-heavyweight, he has set 11 world records. His brother, Odysseas Dimas, is also a national champion weightlifter.

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