1928 Olympics in Amsterdam: Czech Weightlifting Team
With only a few days before the beginning of the 2018 IWF Championships and national weightlifting teams traveling to Ashgabat, here goes a History in Color version of a group shot of weightlifting Team Czechoslovakia made 90 years ago at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam:
Left to right:
X, Jaroslav Skobla (82.5kg+, bronze medal), Bohumil Sykora (75kg, 17th place), Josef Matejcek (67.5kg, 11th place), Frantisek Vitasek (60kg, 8th place), Vaclav Psenicka Sr. (82.5kg, 4th place), Josef Vacek (60kg, 8th place), X
Note: There were 7 contenders from Czechoslovakia at the 1928 Olympics. Jan Kostrba (75kg, 11th place) is missing on this photo.