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OLYMPIC TRYOUTS

(FROM IRONMAN LIFTING NEWS)
NAME TEAM PRESS SNATCH CLEAN & JERK TOTAL PL
     1   2   3   1   2   3   1   2   3     
FEATHERWEIGHT CLASS
Dan Cantore Los Angeles YMCA 107.5 112.5 112.5 100.0 100.0 105.0 130.0 130.0 135.0 342.5 1
Gary Hanson York BBC 107.5 107.5 112.5 95.0 100.0 100.0 135.0 135.0 140.0 337.5 2
Walter Imahara New Orleans AC 112.5 112.5 112.5 ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
LIGHTWEIGHT CLASS
Jack Hill, Jr. Los Angeles YMCA 110.0 115.0 120.0 110.0 117.5* 117.5#^ 145.0 150.0@ 155.0+ 387.5~ 1
Jeff Strayer Dave's BBC 115.0 120.0 120.0 ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
* - JACK HILL - JUNIOR AMERICAN RECORD SNATCH ATTEMPT - 117.5
# - JACK HILL - JUNIOR AMERICAN RECORD SNATCH - 117.5
^ - JACK HILL - JUNIOR WORLD RECORD & JUNIOR AMERICAN SNATCH - 4TH ATTEMPT - 121.5
@ - JACK HILL - JUNIOR AMERICAN CLEAN & JERK - 150.0
+ - JACK HILL - JUNIOR WORLD RECORD & JUNIOR AMERICAN RECORD CLEAN & JERK - 155.0
~ - TOTAL - JACK HILL - JUNIOR AMERICAN RECORD 387.5
MIDDLEWEIGHT CLASS
Fred Lowe Duncan YMCA 132.5 140.0 140.0 125.0 130.0 130.0 165.0 170.0 175.0 440.0 1
Russell Knipp Duncan YMCA 147.5 155.0 157.5 120.0 125.0 125.0 160.0 160.0 165.0 440.0 2
Peter Rawluk U.S.A.F. 122.5 122.5 127.5 130.0 135.0* 137.5* 162.5 175.0 175.0 427.5 3
David Berger McBurney YMCA 130.0 137.5 137.5 130.0 117.5 117.5 162.5 175.0 175.0 417.5 4
Michael Karchut Duncan YMCA 125.0 125.0 130.0 125.0 130.0 130.0 160.0 177.5# 177.5# 415.0 5
Homer Brannum U.S.A.F. 140.0 140.0 140.0 ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
* - PETER RAWLUK - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD SNATCHES - 135.0 & 137.5
# - MICHAEL KARCHUT - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD CLEAN & JERK ATTEMPTS - 177.5
LIGHTHEAVYWEIGHT CLASS
Joe Puleo York BBC 145.0 152.5 157.5* 132.5 140.0 145.0 170.0 177.5 182.5# 475.0 1
Bob Hise III Los Angeles YMCA 137.5 145.0 145.0 135.0 135.0 140.0 165.0 170.0 177.5 447.5 2
Rick Holbrook Unattached 127.5 132.5 135.0 137.5 142.5 142.5 175.0 180.0 180.0 445.0 3
Walter Gioseffi Los Angeles YMCA 142.5 150.0 155.0 122.5 122.5 130.0 165.0 170.0 175.0 442.5 4
John Raffaele Dariotis' Gym 125.0 130.0 130.0 122.5 127.5 130.0 155.0 162.5 170.0 415.0 5
Tom Hirtz U.S.A.F. 137.5 145.0 150.0 120.0 130.0 130.0 165.0 ----- ----- 0.0 -
Gerald Moyer York BBC 137.5 137.5 137.5 ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
* - JOE PULEO - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD PRESS - 157.5
# - JOE PULEO - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD CLEAN & JERK ATTEMPT - 182.5
MIDDLEHEAVYWEIGHT CLASS
Phil Grippaldi Unattached 155.0 165.0 170.0* 135.0 140.0 142.5 182.5 190.0# 190.0# 492.5^ 1
Bob Bartholomew York BBC 152.5 157.5 160.0 127.5 132.5 132.5 172.5 177.5 182.5 470.0 2
Frank Capsouras York BBC 145.0 150.0 150.0 130.0 137.5 137.5 177.5 182.5 185.0 465.0 3
Bill Starr York BBC 142.5 182.5 140.0 125.0 130.0 130.0 170.0 180.0 187.5@ 447.5 4
Charles Nootens Duncan YMCA 137.5 142.5 145.0 137.5 142.5 147.5 172.5 182.5 185.0 0.0 -
Barry Whitcomb York BBC 152.5 152.5 152.5 ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
Gary Glenney York BBC 150.0 150.0 150.0 ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
* - PHIL GRIPPALDI - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD PRESS - 170.0
# - PHIL GRIPPALDI - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD CLEAN & JERK ATTEMPTS - 190.0 & 190.0
^ - PHIL GRIPPALDI - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD TOTAL - 492.5
@ - BILL STARR - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD CLEAN & JERK ATTEMPT - 187.5
HEAVYWEIGHT CLASS
Joe Dube York BBC 197.5 205.0 210.0* 145.0 152.5 157.5 202.5 202.5 212.5 575.0 1
Ernest Pickett York BBC 192.5 200.0 207.5# 147.5 155.0 160.0 202.5 210.0 212.5 572.5 2
Bob Bednarski York BBC 192.5 202.5 202.5 155.0 162.5 165.0 205.0 217.5 217.5^ 560.0 3
Joe Murray   172.5 172.5 182.5 130.0 140.0 140.0 160.0 180.0 185.0 482.5 4
* - JOE DUBE - SENIOR WORLD & SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD PRESS - 210.0
# - ERNIE PICKETT - SENIOR WORLD & SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD PRESS - 207.5
^ - BOB BEDNARSKI - SENIOR WORLD & SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD CLEAN & JERK - 4TH ATTEMPT - 222.5

   1968 US OLYMPIC TEAM   
FRED LOWE   MIDDLEWEIGHT
RUSS KNIPP   MIDDLEWEIGHT
JOE PULEO   LIGHTHEAVYWEIGHT
PHIL GRIPPALDI   MIDDLEHEAVYWEIGHT
BOB BARTHOLOMEW   MIDDLEHEAVYWEIGHT
JOE DUBE   HEAVYWEIGHT
ERNIE PICKETT   HEAVYWEIGHT


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