chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Team U.S.A. Weightlifters Meet the Shah of Iran (1955)

History in Color:

Tehran, Iran, 1955 – During the historical 1955 Team USA Weightlifting Tour to USSR, Egypt and Iran, Team U.S.A. weightlifters meet the Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.

Team USA (left to right):

Bob Hoffman (USA, Team Manager), John Terpak (USA, Manager), Chuck Vinci (USA, 56kg), Joe Pitman (USA, 67.5kg), Tommy Kono (USA, 75kg), Stan Stanczyk (USA, 82.5kg), and Dave Sheppard (USA, 90kg).


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