If you are new to the sport of Weightlifting, you may find these links very helpful:

USA Weightlifting (USAW) – USA Weightlifting is the sole governing body for the sport of weightlifting in the US, recognized by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).

International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) – The IWF is recognized by the International Olympic Committee and all other major international sports governing bodies as the governing body for the sport of Weightlifting worldwide.

International Weightlifting Results Project (IWRP) – This is an excellent site that accumulates Olympic Weightlifting results from events around the world. Full athlete histories and major event results can be found in detail.

All Things Gym (ATG) – Offers high-quality photo, videos, event results and news from stop performers in the sport today.

BarBend – A site that, similar to ATG, focuses on up to date news in strength sports and training from around the world.

USOPC – The United States Olympic and Para Olympic Committee maintains a database that lists of all of the USA’ Olympians in the sport of Weightlifting here.

Bruce Klemens Classic Weightlifting Photography – Bruce Klemens is a lifter and photographer who has been capturing images of top US and International level lifters for more than 50 years. As a result, he has amassed perhaps the largest library of weightlifting photos in the world. If you want a picture of a top US lifter, or a top lifter at the international level, Bruce is likely to have one, if not many.