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1935
Sayed Nosseir

Sayed Nosseir

Here we have the great Egyptian weightlifter Sayed Nosseir deadlifting what looks to be about 400 lbs. at a festival in Berlin in 1935. Nosseir won the Gold Medal in the light-heavyweight class at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympic games with a 355 kg total (Press: 100 kg. —...

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Akio Hirai – The Strongest Man in Japan

Akio Hirai – The Strongest Man in Japan

It was at Osaka Station in April, 1935, that 34-year old Akio Hirai earned the right to call himself “The Strongest Man in Japan” by pulling a freight car loaded with 160 men a distance of 70 meters with a chain gripped in his teeth!

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Barrel Lifting With Hermann Goerner

Barrel Lifting With Hermann Goerner

The great German Strongman Hermann Goerner regularly performed many unusual strength feats as he traveled the world with the circus. Here's a feat you don't see every day, Goerner supports over a 1000 pounds on his back consisting of four gentlemen on a special bar...

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Tag:
1935
Sayed Nosseir

Sayed Nosseir

Here we have the great Egyptian weightlifter Sayed Nosseir deadlifting what looks to be about 400 lbs. at a festival in Berlin in 1935. Nosseir won the Gold Medal in the light-heavyweight class at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympic games with a 355 kg total (Press: 100 kg. —...

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Akio Hirai – The Strongest Man in Japan

Akio Hirai – The Strongest Man in Japan

It was at Osaka Station in April, 1935, that 34-year old Akio Hirai earned the right to call himself “The Strongest Man in Japan” by pulling a freight car loaded with 160 men a distance of 70 meters with a chain gripped in his teeth!

read more
Barrel Lifting With Hermann Goerner

Barrel Lifting With Hermann Goerner

The great German Strongman Hermann Goerner regularly performed many unusual strength feats as he traveled the world with the circus. Here's a feat you don't see every day, Goerner supports over a 1000 pounds on his back consisting of four gentlemen on a special bar...

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