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1904
Alexandre Bedock

Alexandre Bedock

Alexandre Bedock was the steel bending AND boxing champion of South Africa, circa 1904. It’s also not hard to see how proficiency in one of those disciplines will assist in success in the other.

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Oldtime Wrestlers

Oldtime Wrestlers

A group of oldtime wrestlers, circa 1904. At the time they were competing in a tournament at the Palast Theatre in Berlin, Germany in April of 1904. Pictured from left to right: Nikola Petroff, Georg Lurich, Ivan Romanoff, Laurent le Beaucairois, Ferdinand Dieckmann,...

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Tag:
1904
Alexandre Bedock

Alexandre Bedock

Alexandre Bedock was the steel bending AND boxing champion of South Africa, circa 1904. It’s also not hard to see how proficiency in one of those disciplines will assist in success in the other.

read more
Oldtime Wrestlers

Oldtime Wrestlers

A group of oldtime wrestlers, circa 1904. At the time they were competing in a tournament at the Palast Theatre in Berlin, Germany in April of 1904. Pictured from left to right: Nikola Petroff, Georg Lurich, Ivan Romanoff, Laurent le Beaucairois, Ferdinand Dieckmann,...

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