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Risa Bey

Risa Bey

Risa Bey, the pride of Constantinople, performed all manner of strength arts, bodybuilding wrestling, gymnastics, and acrobatics in the late 19th century. Unfortunately, we know little else about Risa Bey other than a series of post cards which illustrated his...

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Williams Moor-Znamensky

Williams Moor-Znamensky

Williams Moor-Znamensky, also known as Alexander Vladimirovich Znamensky, and pictured here with an awesome globe dumbbell, was another great (but somewhat little known) circus strongman, wrestler, and weightlifter from early 20th century Russia. Moor-Znamensky is...

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Tag:
Overhead Lift
Risa Bey

Risa Bey

Risa Bey, the pride of Constantinople, performed all manner of strength arts, bodybuilding wrestling, gymnastics, and acrobatics in the late 19th century. Unfortunately, we know little else about Risa Bey other than a series of post cards which illustrated his...

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Williams Moor-Znamensky

Williams Moor-Znamensky

Williams Moor-Znamensky, also known as Alexander Vladimirovich Znamensky, and pictured here with an awesome globe dumbbell, was another great (but somewhat little known) circus strongman, wrestler, and weightlifter from early 20th century Russia. Moor-Znamensky is...

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