chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Team England Finest (1962)


Team England Weightlifting before going to the 1962 Empire Games in Perth Australia.

Left to right:

George Manners (82.5kg, silver medal), Carlton Goring (67.5kg, gold medal), David Prowse, Louis Martin (90kg, gold medal), George Newton (60kg, gold medal), Ernie Peppiatt, Al Murray.


Information associated with the name of athletes includes the weight class and place at the 1962 Empire Games.

Special thanks to Frank Rothwell for identifying the team members on this History in Color photo.


1962 Commonwealth Games
Location: Perth, AUS</p>


Weight Class Name Total (kg)
56 Bantamweight Chua PHUNG KIM, Singapore 322
60 Featherweight George NEWTON, England 326.5
67.5 Lightweight Carlton GORING, England 351.5
75 Middleweight Howe-Liang TAN, Singapore 390
82.5 Light Heavyweight Phil CAIRA, Scotland 408
90 Middle Heavyweight Louis MARTIN, England 469.5
90+ Super Heavyweight Arthur SHANNOS, Australia 465

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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