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Olympic Weightlifter
Charles Rigoulot

Charles Rigoulot

Charles Rigoulot was one of France’s greatest weightlifters and easily one of the strongest men of all time. He won a Gold medal at the 1924 Olympic Games, Cleaned and Jerked the famous Apollon Wheels and could snatch 255 pounds with one arm. After his weightlifting...

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Ardo Krastin

Ardo Krastin

Ardo Krastin was a weightlifter from Estonia who was active in the 1950s. Unfortunately we haven’t found much else about him.

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Abraham Charité

Abraham Charité

Abraham “Bram” Charité was a Dutch weightlifter who won a Bronze medal at the 1948 Summer Olympic Games in London, England with a 412.5 kg total. (127.5 kg press, 125 kg snatch, 160 kg c&j) As of the time of this writing, Charité’s Bronze remains the last Olympic...

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Rigoulot’s Human Barbell

Rigoulot’s Human Barbell

After Charles Rigoulot’s competitive weightlifting career came to an end, he still found ways to use his great strength to his advantage. Rigoulot worked as a circus strongman, wrestled, and raced cars but he ended up having the most success in the theatre where his...

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Tag:
Olympic Weightlifter
Charles Rigoulot

Charles Rigoulot

Charles Rigoulot was one of France’s greatest weightlifters and easily one of the strongest men of all time. He won a Gold medal at the 1924 Olympic Games, Cleaned and Jerked the famous Apollon Wheels and could snatch 255 pounds with one arm. After his weightlifting...

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Ardo Krastin

Ardo Krastin

Ardo Krastin was a weightlifter from Estonia who was active in the 1950s. Unfortunately we haven’t found much else about him.

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Abraham Charité

Abraham Charité

Abraham “Bram” Charité was a Dutch weightlifter who won a Bronze medal at the 1948 Summer Olympic Games in London, England with a 412.5 kg total. (127.5 kg press, 125 kg snatch, 160 kg c&j) As of the time of this writing, Charité’s Bronze remains the last Olympic...

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Rigoulot’s Human Barbell

Rigoulot’s Human Barbell

After Charles Rigoulot’s competitive weightlifting career came to an end, he still found ways to use his great strength to his advantage. Rigoulot worked as a circus strongman, wrestled, and raced cars but he ended up having the most success in the theatre where his...

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