Golden Era of American Weightlifting: Remembering the Legends
Remembering the Legends of the Golden Era of American weightlifting – Tommy Kono (1930-2016), Peter George (1929-2021), Stanley Stanczyk (1925-1997), Clyde Emrich (1931-2021), Norbert Schemansky (1924-2016), John Davis (1921-1984).
History in Color:
York, PA, USA, June 1952 – Weightlifters of the U.S. Olympic team gathered for a photo session in York, PA before going to Helsinki to represent the country at the 1952 Summer Olympics (left to right):
John Davis (90kg+, gold medal), Norbert Schemansky (90kg, gold medal), Peter George (75kg, gold medal), Stanley Stanczyk (82.5kg, silver medal), Clyde Emrich (82.5kg, 8th place), Tommy Kono (67.5kg, gold medal)
Those were the glory days of U.S. lifting in the world.