Additional work by Alain Delaqueriere and Anjali Singhvi.
Photos of Blagoy Blagoev and Valentin Khristov by Bruce Klemens. Photos of Zbigniew Kaczmarek, Kazimierz Czarnecki, Taduesz Rutkowski and Sergiusz Wolzaniecki by Jan Rozmarynowski via Polish Weight Lifting Federation. Photos of Pyotr Korol, Yuri Zaitsev, Daniel Senet, Krastiu Semerdzhiev, Angel Guenchev, Yingqiang He, Israel Militosyan, Peter Immesberger, Shoubin Liu, Jinhe Li, Ibragim Samadov, Ashot Danielyan, Ivan Ivanov, Sevdalin Minchev, Wenxiong Wu, Xiangxiang Zhang, Igor Razoronov and Israel Rubio courtesy of Arthur Chidlovski and .
Museum of Olympia : Just opposite the archaeological site is the museum. It has a big model plan of how the site must have looked in its day, and many interesting artifacts. The best known artworks are the sculpture of Hermes by Praxiteles , Nike of Paionius, Miltiades ' helmet and the pediments from the temple of Zeus, picturing the myth of Peleus and Hippodameia on one side, and the myth of Apollo , the Centaurs and the Lapiths on the other. There are also several objects from the actual games - what the athletes would use competing or cleaning themselves, as well as votive offerings that people would dedicate to the gods in order to get cured