Jim George (USA)


History in Color:
May 12, 1958, Chicago, IL – Light heavyweight James George of  Akron, OH, USA competes Team USA Weightlifting in the 82.5kg class in the first match of the 1958 USA vs USSR Olympic weightlifting series in the United States.

Jim George (b, 1935) was one of the world class athletes of the legendary Team USA of the Bob Hoffman’s era in this sport.

He was a 2x Olympian and represented the United States at the Summer Olympics in Melbourne (1956) and Rome (1960). He won a bronze Olympic medal in 1956 and a silver Olympic medal in 1960.

In the national competitions, Jim was a 4x AAU champion. At the World championships, Jim George scored 2 silver medals (1957, 1958) and two bronze medals (1955, 1959).

In 1959, Jim George became a champion of the Pan American Games in Chicago. He also authored two world records in his career.


You may also like...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com
Watches are undoubtedly one of the replica rolex best rulers to measure a man's taste. Apart from the breitling replica wedding ring, watches may be the most acceptable jewelry for omega replica men. Choosing a delicate watch is replica hublot understandable for a successful man. For those who really love the watch, there is a kind of almost totem like devotion to the watch. The steadiness, fortitude and punctuality of a man can be reflected in the movement of time.