Gold medal favorite: Viktors Scerbatihs - Latvia
Venue: Beihang University Gymnasium
Matthias Steiner from Germany has won the gold medal in the men’s 105kg plus weightlifting competition at the Beijing Olympics.
Russia’s Evgeny Chigishev won the silver medal and Viktors Scerbatihs from Latvia won the bronze.
The battle is on for the title of who will be the world’s strongest man. After the withdrawal of Iran’s double Olympic champion Hossein Rezazadeh the field has been left open.
The new favorite for the title is 33 year old Viktors Scerbatihs from Latvia.
“Even though the (Iranian) dropped out, there are still [...]