History of Olympic Weightlifting
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World Championship, Paris, France, 1950: Newsreel hightlights featuring historical battle between Stanley Stanczyk (USA, gold) and Arkady Vorobyev (USSR, silver) in the lightheavyweight lass, a quest for a heavyweight title between John Davis (USA, gold), Yakov Kutsenko (USSR, silver) and Melvin Barnett (Great Britain, bronze) and more.
* The Clip-O-Rama section of the Lift Up website presents an educational and research multimedia library of mini-clips featuring various oldtime Olympic lifters and events of the 20th century. The original footage is a courtesy of various media resources including Arthur Drechsler Collection (USA), British Pathe (Great Britain), Nicholas Curry Collection (USA), Geoff Fleming Collection (USA), Getty Images, Gosteleradio (Russia), International Olympic Committee, Robert Kabbas Collection (Australia), Frank Rothwell Collection (Ireland), John Way Collection (Australia), Weightlifting Exchange (USA) and more. Special thanks go to GoHeavy Olympic Weightlifting Forum for their help in preparation materials for the Clip-O-Rama.
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