chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Grand Finale at the Summer Olympics in 1948

History in Color:

July 27, 1952, Helsinki, Finland – On the last day the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, victorious team USA gathered on the stage for celebration (left to right):

Front row:

Richard Tom (56kg), Clyde Emrich (82.5kg, 8th place)

Middle row:

Stan Stancsyk (82.5kg, silver medal), Richard Tomita (60kg), Peter George (75kg, gold medal), Jim Bradford (90+kg, silver medal), John Davis (90+kg, , gold medal), Norb Schemansky (90kg, gold medal) Tommy Kono (67.5kg, , gold medal)

Top row:

John Terpak (assistant coach), John T. Garland (international official), Alvin Roy (team trainer), Dietrich Wortmann (manager), Dave Martin (assistant manager), Bob Hoffman (coach), Clarence Johnson (assistant manager)

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