Monthly Archive: March 2017

Kaplunov

Vladimir Kaplunov (1933-2015) was one of the best lightweight Olympic lifters in the world in the first half of the 1960s. He won the World Championship in 1962, European Championship in 1964, USSR Championships...

Dave Sheppard

Dave Sheppard of Team USA is one my favorite Olympic weightlifters of that era. People like Sheppard are usually being called “classy guys” with a loud “Wow” with it. Unfortunately, I didn’t get a...