In pillole

23 gen 1967
The Pocket Hercules
150 cm / 64 kg 4'11'' / 140 libbre
Maschio

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 numeri

4
Olimpiadi
Olimpiadi
3
medaglie
Medaglia d'oro:3 Medaglia d'argento: Medaglia di bronzo:
  • Sydney
    Sydney 2000
    Giochi
    Risultati
    Sport
    Evento
    Sydney
    Sydney 2000
    • AC
      Weightlifting
      Featherweight (≤62 kilograms)
  • Atlanta
    Atlanta 1996
    Giochi
    Risultati
    Sport
    Evento
    Atlanta
    Atlanta 1996
    • 1 Medaglia d'oro
      Weightlifting
      Featherweight (≤64 kilograms)
  • Barcellona
    Barcellona 1992
    Giochi
    Risultati
    Sport
    Evento
    Barcellona
    Barcellona 1992
    • 1 Medaglia d'oro
      Weightlifting
      Featherweight (≤60 kilograms)
  • Seul
    Seul 1988
    Giochi
    Risultati
    Sport
    Evento
    Seul
    Seul 1988
    • 1 Medaglia d'oro
      Weightlifting
      Featherweight (≤60 kilograms)