Team Great Britain: Royally Strong Before the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome
History in Color:
St. Brides, London, Great Britain, August 1960– Candidates to the British Olympic weightlifting team gathered for a press shot during one of the last training sessions before going to the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome (left to right):
Sylvanus Blackman (27 y.o., 82.5kg), Ben Helfgott (30 y.o., 67.5kg),
Louis Martin (23 y.o., 90kg) and Blair Blenman (27 y.o., 75kg)
At the Olympics in Rome, Louis Martin won a bronze medal in the middle heavyweight class (90kg) with a 445kg (137.5+137.5+170) in total.