Team USA Weightlifting in Egypt (1955)
History in Color:
June 1955 – During the historical 1955 Team USA Weightlifting Tour to USSR, Egypt and Iran, U.S. weightlifters competed in the weightlifting matches in Cairo and Alexandria (Egypt).
The cover photo is a color version of the black-and-white original photo from the photoarchives of the Kabbas Family (left to right):
N/A, N/A (both are officials from Egypt), John Terpak (USA, Team Manager), Tommy Kono (USA, 75kg), Stan Stanczyk (USA, 82.5kg), Paul Anderson (USA, 90+kg) and Dave Sheppard (USA, 90kg).
Antoine Kabbas (Egypt), Chuck Vinci (USA, 56kg), Joe Pitman (USA, 67.5kg), Gaby Kabbas (Egypt) and Nicolas Kabbas (Egypt).
|67.5 kg||6/23/1955||1||Joe PITMAN||335||100+100+135|
|75 kg||6/23/1955||1||Tommy Tamio KONO||407.5||127.5+120+160|
|82.5 kg||6/23/1955||1||Stanley STANCZYK||397.5||127.5+120+150|
|90 kg||6/23/1955||1||David SHEPPARD||427.5||132.5+127.5+167.5|
|90+ kg||6/23/1955||1||Paul ANDERSON||510||175+142.5+192.5|
|67.5 kg||6/25/1955||1||Joe PITMAN||337.5||105+97.5+135|
|75 kg||6/25/1955||1||Tommy Tamio KONO||375||120+110+145|
|82.5 kg||6/25/1955||1||Stanley STANCZYK||412.5||132.5+122.5+157.5|
|90 kg||6/25/1955||1||David SHEPPARD||432.5||137.5+130+165|
|90+ kg||6/25/1955||1||Paul ANDERSON||490||175+140+175|
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