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  • Weightlifting Champs

    Weightlifting Champs

    12th August 1948: The three winners of the Super Heavyweight Weightlifting at the 1948 London Olympics take their places on the podium. In first place is John Davis of USA, who created a new world record by lifting 177.5 kilograms. In second place is Norbert Schemansky of USA and in third place, Abraham Charite of Holland. (Photo by PNA Rota/Getty Images)
    Wednesday, August 11, 1948 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Strongman

    Strongman

    11th August 1948: Norbert Schemansky of USA competes in the 1948 Olympic Super Heavyweight Weightlifting at Earl's Court, London, and comes in at second place with a load of 259 lb. (Photo by PNA Rota/Getty Images)
    Tuesday, August 10, 1948 10:00 PM | Photo
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