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Incline Press by Louis Martin

Incline Press by Louis Martin


Louis Martin (1936-2015) is perhaps the best British athlete in the history of Olympic weightlifing.


He won 4 World championships (1959, 1962, 1963, 1965), 4 European championships (1959, 1962, 1963, 1965), 3 Commonwealth Games (1962, 1966, 1970) and set 2 world records in his career.


At the Summer Olympics, Martin won bronze in 1960 and silver in 1964.


The feature photo showcases Louis Martin in training doing the incline press.

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