Team Australia: Training in Edmonton (1978)
July 26, 1978, Edmonton, Canada – Australian athletes are training in the weightlifting hall in Edmonton before the beginning of the 1978 Commonwealth Games (left to right):
Charlie Quagliata (82.5kg, silver medal), Sam Castiglione (75kg, gold medal), Robert Kabbas (82.5kg, gold medal), Stephen Wyatt (110kg, silver medal )
Note: Sitting at the table is Eric Rogers (Canada 75kg).
The training photo is from the 1978 Commonwealth Games training hall. Behind me are team mates Charlie Quagliata (Silver 82.5kg), Sam Castiglione (Gold 75) and Stephen Wyatt (Silver 110kg) – Left to right. Sitting at the table is middleweight Eric Rogers of Team Canada.
|52||Flyweight||Ekambaram KARUNAKARAN, India||205|
|56||Bantamweight||Precious MCKENZIE, England||220|
|60||Featherweight||Michael MERCIER, Canada||237.5|
|67.5||Lightweight||Bill STELLIOS, Australia||272.5|
|75||Middleweight||Sam CASTIGLIONE, Australia||300|
|82.5||Light Heavyweight||Robert KABBAS, Australia||322.5|
|90||Middle Heavyweight||Garry LANGFORD, England||335|
|100||Sub Heavyweight||John BURNS, Wales||340|
|110||Heavyweight||Russell PRIOR, Canada||347.5|
|110+||Super Heavyweight||Jean-Marc CARDINAL, Canada||365|
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I remember that tournament well, although I was pretty young then — I remember going around the Athlet… https://t.co/EVdOqjgroP
I sent this to Charlie Quagliata this morning. He loved it.