Naim Suleymanoglu, 50, Dies; Weight Lifting’s ‘Pocket Hercules’

Naim Suleymanoglu, a Turkish weight lifter whose diminutive size and stunning strength earned him the nickname Pocket Hercules on his way to winning three consecutive Olympic gold medals, died on Saturday in Istanbul. He was 50.

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/22/obituaries/naim-suleymanoglu-50-dies-weight-liftings-pocket-hercules.html

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