Melbourne was the Australian city that held the 1956 Olympic Games.
One and two-arm lifting contests were in the Athletics program at the first modern Olympic Games at Athens in 1896. Weightlifting was later introduced as an individual sport in 1924.
The brand Speedo made its debut at the Los Angeles games.
Saudi Arabia sent athletes to the 2008 Olympic Games to compete in Shooting, Equestrian, and Weightlifting.
Fraser has won all 3 olympic games.
The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) was built in Canberra after Australia's poor showing at the 1976 Olympic Games to develop Australian athletes for the future.
At the 1896 Olympic Games in Athens, Sotirios Versis of Greece won a bronze in weightlifting and a bronze in discus throw.
Australian Olympic Games in Melbourne
In 1984, the Summer Olympic Games were held in Los Angeles, United States.
Dawn Fraser has won all 3 olympic games.
There were 433 athletes that were in the Australian Olympic team went to the 2008 Beijing Olympics Games.
Howe Liang Tan in men's lightweight weightlifting at the 1960 Games in Rome.
the first aboriginal Australian to participate in the olympic games was Kevin coombes in 1960, but he was a paralympian. (:
Melbourne in 1956
María Isabel Urrutia in women's weightlifting, heavyweight class, at the 2000 Games in Sydney.
Gymnastics, Diving, Martial arts, weightlifting, table tennis, and badminton are some of the Olympic games China is best known for.
That was Rodney Wilkes who won a silver medal in men's featherweight weightlifting at the 1948 Summer Games in London. Wilkes also won a bronze at the 1952 Games in Helsinki in featherweight weightlifting.
The 1984 Summer Olympic games were held in Los Angeles, California, United States.
There was no Olympic Games in 1987... Los Angeles hosted in 1984, Seoul in 1988.