Weightlifting

Dave Mayor

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Dave graduated from Overbrook High School in 1933. He found the ideal sport for his great size and strength by becoming a heavyweight weightlifter. He finished second at the 1936 U.S. senior nationals. That same year, he won a position as a member of the United States Olympic weightlifting team. At the Berlin Olympics, Dave… Read more »

Frank Spellman

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Some athletes know how to perform when it counts. Frank Spellman is one of them. His strength, determination and remarkable composure enabled him to win an Olympic Gold Medal and become a key contributor to the USA Weightlifting Team’s first victory at the 1948 Olympic Games in London. Competing in the Middleweight division, Spellman established… Read more »