Turkish weightlifter Naim Suleymanoglu mourned

AP Published: 2017-11-20 14:07:14
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A man holding a Turkish flag cries over a poster showing Turkish weightlifter Naim Suleymanoglu, following his funeral procession in Istanbul, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Suleymanoglu, who was known as "Pocket Hercules" and who won three straight Olympic gold medals for Turkey between 1988 and 1996, has died. Suleymanoglu was considered one of the sport's greatest athletes and earned his nickname for his strength and diminutive size. He was 50. [Photo: AP]

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