Bob Hoffman and Team USA (1958)


The Lift Up: History in Color series at Chidlovski Blog Chidlovski presents the cover photo with Bob Hoffman (1898-1985) of York Barbell and Team USA at the opening of the USA vs USSR weightlifting match in Chicago.

Left to right:
John Terpak, Bob Hoffman, Chuck Vinci (56kg, York Barbell), Ike Berger (60kg, , York Barbell), Joe Pitman (67.5kg, York Barbell), Clarence Johnson (IWF), translator (?), event organizer (?), Jim Bradford (90+kg, Bradford Barbell)

The competition event took place on May 12, 1958.



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