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Georgia’s Talakhadze sets WR, takes gold in super heavyweight weightlifting

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Georgia took gold and bronze in the competition, with Lasha Talakhadze adding gold to the world title he won last year. [more]

WATCH LIVE: Weightlifting concludes with men’s super heavyweights

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The three medalists from last year's World Championships, led by Georgia's Lasha Talakhadze, are all in the competition. [more]

World records fall at Weightlifting World Championships

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Article by Dan Levinsohn Ten world records fell this week at the IWF World Weightlifting Championships, which concluded last night in Houston, shedding light on who will contend for a medal next summer in Rio. The tournament brought together 609 lifters from a record breaking 98 participating countries, with men competing in eight different weight [more]