Weightlifting is a sport for strength, coordination of technical actions to lifting the maximum weight possible.
The official weightlifting competition held in the U.S. in 60 years of the nineteenth century. The first country to develop a modern lifting are: France, Russia, Germany, Austria.
Playing with the old-style weightlifting and push shocks thick wooden podium 8-12 cm, size 4 × 4 m. Athlete contest weightlifting competition at the registered level 3, the second level to weight than the first one at least 5 kg, the third level over the second level at least 2.5 kg. To set the record, can athletes in the weightlifting Wednesday.
World Weightlifting Federation (IWF) founded in 1920, currently has 106 member federations country. Weightlifting in the Olympics program since 1896.