Tagged: USA

Resting in Vienna (1961)

Participants of the 1961 World Championship in Vienna are taking break between training and competitions: Left to right: Alexander Kurynov (Kazan, 75kg), Rudolf  Plyukfelder (Shakhty, 82.5kg), Yury Vlasov (Moscow, 90+kg), Vasily Stepanov (Riga, 90kg)...

Dave Sheppard

Dave Sheppard of Team USA is one my favorite Olympic weightlifters of that era. People like Sheppard are usually being called “classy guys” with a loud “Wow” with it. Unfortunately, I didn’t get a...