Team USA Weightlifting in Munich (1955)
History in Color: Team USA Weightlifting is having a good time in Munich, Germany during the 1955 World Championship.
Left to right:
Jim Bradford (90+kg, silver), Jim George (82.5kg, bronze), Paul Anderson (90+kg, gold), Clyde Elmrich (90kg, silver), Peter George (75kg, gold), Tommy Kono (82.5kg, gold), Bob Hoffman (head coach), Chuck Vinci (56kg, silver), John Terpak (team manager).
Special thanks for the original b/w photo sent to us by Rolf Eberhard (Switzerland)
|56||Bantamweight||Vladimir STOGOV, Soviet Union||105+100+130 = 335|
|60||Featherweight||Rafael CHIMISHKYAN, Soviet Union||102.5+107.5+140 = 350|
|67.5||Lightweight||Nikolay KOSTYLEV, Soviet Union||112.5+125+145 = 382.5|
|75||Middleweight||Peter GEORGE, United States||120+127.5+157.5 = 405|
|82.5||Light Heavyweight||Tommy Tamio KONO, United States||142.5+127.5+165 = 435|
|90||Middle Heavyweight||Arkady VOROBYEV, Soviet Union||145+140+170 = 455|
|90+||Super Heavyweight||Paul ANDERSON, United States||185+145+182.5 = 512.5|
Note: To view a complete list of the winners in the weight classes above,
please follow the link associated with the weight class.