Team USA Olympic Medalists in Rome (1960)
The History in Color series features a color version of the group shot of U.S. medalists of the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. The original black-and-whire photo was taken in the Roman Olympic village after the end of the weightlifting tournament (left to right):
Charles Vinci (gold, 56kg), Isaac Berger (silver, 60kg), Tommy Kono (silver, 75kg), Jim George (82.5kg, silver), Norbert Schemansky (bronze, 90+kg), Jim Bradford (silver, 90+kg).
|56||Bantamweight||Charles VINCI, United States||105EOR+107.5EWR+132.5 = 345EWR|
|60||Featherweight||Eugene MINAEV, Soviet Union||120EWR+110OR+142.5OR = 372.5EWR|
|67.5||Lightweight||Viktor BUSHUEV, Soviet Union||125EOR+122.5OR+150 = 397.5WR|
|75||Middleweight||Alexander KURYNOV, Soviet Union||135+132.5OR+170WR = 437.5WR|
|82.5||Light Heavyweight||Ireneusz PALINSKI, Poland||130+132.5EOR+180WR = 442.5|
|90||Middle Heavyweight||Arkady VOROBYEV, Soviet Union||152.5+142.5OR+177.5EOR = 472.5WR|
|90+||Super Heavyweight||Yury VLASOV, Soviet Union||180OR+155OR+202.5WR = 537.5WR|
Note: To view a complete list of the winners in the weight classes above,
please follow the link associated with the weight class.
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