Humberto Selvetti
Humberto Selvetti (31 March 1932 – 1992) was an Argentine weightlifter who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics, in the 1956 Summer Olympics and in the 1964 Summer Olympics.
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Clyde Emrich
Clyde Emrich (born April 6, 1931) was an Olympic weightlifter for the United States. He was also a long-time strength coach for the Chicago Bears, who in 2008 named their weight room after him.
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Julian Creus
Julian Creus (30 June 1917 – 9 September 1992) was a weightlifter from Great Britain. He was born in Lancashire, United Kingdom.He competed for Great Britain in the 1948 Summer Olympics held in ...
Lennox Kilgour
Lennox Kilgour (April 15, 1927 – 2004) was a weightlifter and Olympic medalist from Trinidad and Tobago. He became West Indian champion in 1949, Central American champion in 1950, and received a...
Rodney Wilkes
Rodney Adolphus Wilkes (11 March 1925 – 24 March 2014) was a weightlifter from Trinidad and Tobago. Nicknamed "The Mighty Midget" he remained relatively unknown outside of local competition until he w...
James Bradford (weightlifter)
James Edward Bradford (November 1, 1928 – September 13, 2013) was an American weightlifter and Olympic medalist. He received a silver medal at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. He received a seco...
Ali Mirzaei (weightlifter)
Ali Mirzaei (Persian: علی میرزایی‎, born 28 January 1929) is an Iranian former weightlifter who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Ivan Udodov
Ivan Vasilevich Udodov (Russian: Иван Васильевич Удодов, born May 20, 1924 – October 16, 1981) was a Russian weightlifter and Olympic champion who competed for the Soviet Union.He was born i...
James Halliday (weightlifter)
James “Jumping Jim” Halliday (born 19 January 1918 in Farnworth, Lancashire, United Kingdom died 6 June 2007) was an weightlifter from Great Britain.He competed for Great Britain in the 1948 Summer ...
Arvid Andersson (weightlifter)
Olov Arvid Andersson (19 May 1919 – 20 September 2011) was a Swedish weightlifter who competed at two editions of the summer Olympic Games. At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London he placed 13th ...
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Jean Debuf
Jean Debuf (31 May 1924 – 6 October 2010) was a French weightlifter.He was born in Bousbecque. He won a bronze medal in the middle heavyweight division at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne. ...
Trofim Lomakin
Trofim Fyodorovich Lomakin (Russian: Трофим Фёдорович Ломакин, August 2, 1924 – June 13, 1973) is a former Russian weightlifter and Olympic champion who competed for the Soviet Union. He wa...
Norbert Schemansky
Norbert Schemansky (born May 30, 1924) was an Olympic gold medalist weightlifter for the United States. He was born in Detroit, Michigan. Schemansky was the first weightlifter in history to earn four ...
Nikolay Saksonov
Nikolai Nikolaevich Saksonov (Russian: Николай Николаевич Саксонов, January 6, 1923 – November 2, 2011) was a Russian weightlifter, world champion and Olympic medalist, who competed for the ...
Tommy Kono
Tamio "Tommy" Kono (born June 27, 1930) was a U.S. weightlifter in the 1950s and 1960s.Kono is the only Olympic weightlifter in history to have set world records in four different weight classes: ligh...
Ermanno Pignatti
Ermanno Pignatti (8 August 1921 – 31 October 1995) was an Italian weightlifter who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics and in the 1956 Summer Olympics.
Grigory Novak
Grigory Irmovich Novak (Russian: Григорий Ирмович Новак, March 5, 1919 – July 10, 1980) was a Ukrainian weightlifter, world champion, and Olympic medalist, who competed for the Soviet Union....
Heinz Schattner
Heinz Schattner (20 June 1912 – 2 February 1954) was a German weightlifter. He competed in the super heavyweight category at the 1952 Summer Olympics and finished in fourth place. He won three consecu...
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Arkady Vorobyov
Arkady Nikitich Vorobyov (Russian: Аркадий Никитич Воробьёв; October 3, 1924 – December 22, 2012) was a Russian Soviet middle-heavyweight, who won two Olympic gold medals in weightlifting.Ar...
Stanley Stanczyk
Stanley Anthony Stanczyk (May 10, 1925 - July 3, 1997) is an American weightlifter and Olympic champion. Stanczyk was born in Detroit, Michigan.He won a gold medal at the 1948 Summer Olympics in Lond...
Pete George
Peter T. "Pete" George (born June 29, 1929) is an American weightlifter and Olympic champion of Macedonian descent. He won a gold medal at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. Born in Akron, Ohio, he...
Rafael Chimishkyan
Rafael Arkadyevich Chimishkyan (Georgian: რაფაელ ჩიმიშკიანი, Russian: Рафаэль Аркадьевич Чимишкян), born March 23, 1929 in Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, USSR) is a former weightlifter who competed f...
Gerry Gratton
Gerry Gratton (29 August 1927 – 28 July 1963) was a Canadian weightlifter who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics and in the 1952 Summer Olympics.
John Davis (weightlifter)
John Henry Davis (January 12, 1921 – July 13, 1984) was an Olympic super-heavyweight weightlifter for the United States. John won gold at the 1948 and 1952 summer Olympic Games, as well as 6 World Wei...
Kim Seong-Jip
Kim Seong-jip (born 13 January 1919) is a former weightlifter from South Korea.He competed for South Korea in the 1948 Summer Olympics held in London, United Kingdom in the flyweight event where he fi...
Mahmoud Namjoo
Mahmoud Namjoo (Persian: محمود نامجو ‎, born 22 Sep, 1918 Rasht - deceased 1990 Tehran) was an Iranian weightlifter and Olympic medalist. He was a representative for Iran in 1948 London, 1952 H...
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Yevgeny Lopatin
Yevgeny Ivanovich Lopatin (December 26, 1917 – July 21, 2011) was a Soviet weightlifter who competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, where he won a silver medal in the lightweight divis...
Vern Barberis
Verdi "Vern" Barberis (27 June 1928–6 January 2005) was an Australian weightlifter.Barberis grew up in Melbourne and attended the University of Melbourne.At the 1950 British Empire Games in Auck...
Harold Cleghorn
Robert Harold Cleghorn (27 December 1912 - 10 October 1996) was a weightlifting competitor for New Zealand.He won the gold medal at the 1950 British Empire Games in the men's 110 kg division. At ...
Kim Chang-Hee (weightlifter)
Kim Chang-hee (Korean: 김창희; 14 February 1921 – 18 January 1990) was a weightlifter from South Korea. He competed at the 1948, 1952 and 1956 Summer Olympics in the lightweight category and fi...