Frank Capsouras (USA)
History in Color features a member of the international 500 Club and a world record holder, remarkable heavyweight Frank Capsouras of Team USA Weightlifting.
Frank Capsouras (b. 1947) is a native of Hackensack, NJ and competed for famous U.S. York Barbell Club.
He is a U.S. Olympian and competed at the 1972 Olympics in Munich. He took the 10th place in the 110kg class.
Frank Capsouras is one of 21 American members of a prestigious Club 500. His personal best in the total of three lifts was 525kg (172.5+150+202.5) that he reached on June 11, 1972 in Detroit, MI.
Frank also won a bronze medal for the United States at the 1975 Pan American Games in Mexico City.
On the national level, Frank Capsouras established himself as a contender from his teenage days. He won the USA Nationals in 1969 and 1972.
Frank Capsouras set a world record when he clean-and-jerked 199kg on April 12, 1969 in York.