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The Eagle Has Landed

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History in Color: Team USA 1948


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History in Color:

July 21, 1948, Southampton, UK – Olympic Team USA Weightlifting arrived at the Southhampton on the SS “America”  to participate in the 1948 Summer Olympics in London.


(Left to right) Front row:

Joe DiPietro (56kg, Bates Barbell Club), Richard Tom (56kg, Nuuanu YMCA, Honolulu, HI), Emerich Ishikawa (60kg, York Barbell Club, York, PA), Joe Pitman (67.5kg, York Barbell Club, York, PA), Richard Tomita (60kg, Nuuanu YMCA, Honolulu, HI), Dietrich Wortmann,

Back Row:

Harold Sakata (82.5kg, Nuuanu YMCA, Honolulu, HI), Bob Hoffman, Stan Stanczyk (82.5kg, York Barbell Club, York, PA), John Davis (82.5+kg, York Barbell Club, York, PA), John Terpak (75kg, York Barbell Club, York, PA), Peter George (67.5kg, A.C.M.W.L. Akron)


 

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