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Henri Ferrari

Henri Ferrari

French Weightlifter Henri Ferri is all smiles as he sets a new 82 kg one-arm record lift at the Japy Gymnasium in Paris, circa 1945. How many lifters do you know of who can put bodyweight overhead with one arm? Ferrari was a 9-time French Champion and set 28 French...

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Wetasa

Wetasa

Cyrill Wetasa — who was often better known as simply “Wetasa” — was originally from Vienna and gave up his former trade as a butcher to become a professional strongman and wrestler, circa the late 1890’s. Wetasa’s wrestling statistics are spotty, but he did come in...

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Tag:
Paris
Henri Ferrari

Henri Ferrari

French Weightlifter Henri Ferri is all smiles as he sets a new 82 kg one-arm record lift at the Japy Gymnasium in Paris, circa 1945. How many lifters do you know of who can put bodyweight overhead with one arm? Ferrari was a 9-time French Champion and set 28 French...

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Wetasa

Wetasa

Cyrill Wetasa — who was often better known as simply “Wetasa” — was originally from Vienna and gave up his former trade as a butcher to become a professional strongman and wrestler, circa the late 1890’s. Wetasa’s wrestling statistics are spotty, but he did come in...

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