1956 OLYMPIC TRYOUTS
SAN JOSE, CA
NOVEMBER 27, 1956

(FROM THE USOC REPORT)
NAME   BWT    PRESS  SNATCH  C  &  J  TOTAL Place
Bantamweight - 123½ Lb. Class
Charles T. Vinci, Jr. 123   230 220 280 730 1
Featherweight - 132¼ Lb. Class
Isaac Berger 132   230 225 290 745 1
Lightweight - 148¾ Lb. Class
Ralph Yoshida 147   205 210 275 690 1
Nicholas D. Gavrilla 147½ 210 210 290 690 2
Art D. Drucker 148½ 215 --- --- 215 3
Middleweight - 165 Lb. Class
Peter T. George 161¾ 260 270 325 855 1
St. Clair Warner 164½ 270 240 315 825 2
Frank I. Spellman 161   285 260 320 605 3
Lightheavyweight - 181¼ Lb. Class
Tommy T. Kono 176½ 290 280 370 940 1
James George 179½ 275 285 355 915 2
Bert Elliott 181¼ 270 250 315 835 3
Middleheavyweight - 198 Lb. Class
David J. Sheppard 196   310 300 380 990 1
Clyde B. Emrich 196½ 300 285 385 970 2
Paul Ash 197¼ 290 280 350 920 3
Heavyweight Class
Paul E. Anderson 308   390 325 400 1115 1
Lee Phillips 243   290 260 335 880 2
John Davis 237½ 350 320 380* 670 3
Herbert Art. Jones 232   300 290 --- 590 4
* - JOHN DAVIS - SEVERE INJURY TO KNEE WITH 380 1ST ATTEMPT

1956 US OLYMPIC TEAM
CHARLES VINCIBANTAMWEIGHT
ISAAC BERGERFEATHERWEIGHT
PETE GEORGEMIDDLEWEIGHT
TOMMY KONOLIGHTHEAVYWEIGHT
JAMES GEORGELIGHTHEAVYWEIGHT
DAVID SHEPPARDMIDDLEHEAVYWEIGHT
PAUL ANDERSONHEAVYWEIGHT


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