EMOTIONAL VIDEO: Weightlifter loses wife ahead of Beijing Olympics...WATCH what he did next!

After losing his wife in a car accident, Steiner continued to train as he had promised her a gold medal at the biggest sporting spectacle.

EMOTIONAL VIDEO: Weightlifter loses wife ahead of Beijing Olympics...WATCH what he did next!

Rio De Janeiro: Austrian-German weightlifter Matthias Steiner is fondly remembered for his wonderful effort at Beijing Olympics 2008, where he clinched a gold medal.

It is believed to be one of the most emotional moments in Olympics history since he lost his wife Susann in 2007.

After the tragic loss, Steiner continued to train as he had promised his wife a gold medal at the biggest sporting spectacle.

Here is what he did at his performance: