-- Cartoon-Like Flashback Video Honoring Pyrros Dimas --
The International Olympic Committee released a video honoring Pyrros Dimas’ World Record setting lift that led to a gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta.
The cartoon like video honors Pyrros Dimas’ World Record setting lift that also won him a gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta. The audio includes his coach Christos Iakovou saying the famous “Katse kato apo tin bara, Katse!” as Dymas’ joyous, childlike celebrations follow.
Dymas is recognized as one of the best weightlifters ever in the history of the sport, winning 3 consecutive gold medals at the Olympic Games in 1992, 1996, and 2000 before earning bronze at his final summer games in Athens 2004.