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Naim Süleymanoğlu wins third Weightlifting gold | Countdown to 2016

Countdown to 2016 – December 17th – Naim Süleymanoğlu

Having won gold at Seoul 1988 and Barcelona 1992 in the -60kg category, Naim Süleymanoğlu competed at Atlanta 1996 in the -64kg category. Trading world records with Valerios Leonidis, Süleymanoğlu eventually won his third Olympic gold medal.

Each day of December we will reveal an iconic moment from Olympic history as we countdown to the Olympic year.

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