chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Team USA Olympic Medalists in Rome (1960)

The History in Color series features a color version of the group shot of U.S. medalists of the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. The original black-and-whire photo was taken in the Roman Olympic village after the end of the weightlifting tournament (left to right):

Charles Vinci (gold, 56kg), Isaac Berger (silver, 60kg), Tommy Kono (silver, 75kg), Jim George (82.5kg, silver), Norbert Schemansky (bronze, 90+kg), Jim Bradford (silver, 90+kg).

1960 Summer Olympics
Weight Class Name Total (kg)
56 Bantamweight Charles VINCI, United States 105EOR+107.5EWR+132.5 = 345EWR
60 Featherweight Eugene MINAEV, Soviet Union 120EWR+110OR+142.5OR = 372.5EWR
67.5 Lightweight Viktor BUSHUEV, Soviet Union 125EOR+122.5OR+150 = 397.5WR
75 Middleweight Alexander KURYNOV, Soviet Union 135+132.5OR+170WR = 437.5WR
82.5 Light Heavyweight Ireneusz PALINSKI, Poland 130+132.5EOR+180WR = 442.5
90 Middle Heavyweight Arkady VOROBYEV, Soviet Union 152.5+142.5OR+177.5EOR = 472.5WR
90+ Super Heavyweight Yury VLASOV, Soviet Union 180OR+155OR+202.5WR = 537.5WR

Note: To view a complete list of the winners in the weight classes above,

please follow the link associated with the weight class.

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