chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,
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Charles Darwin, John Grimek and Marquis the Chimpanzee in London

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History in Color:

Legendary bodybuilder and Olympic weightlifter John Grimek of the York Barbell is flexing muscles with Marquis the Chimpanzee at the London Palladium in the late 1940s.


Just out of curiosity, was Marquis the Chimpanzee able to do the snatch and clean-and-jerk lifts?


 

Tags: history in color, lift up, olympics, photography, usa, weightlifting
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