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SENIOR NATIONALS &
FINAL OLYMPIC TRIALS
DETROIT, MI
JUNE 10-11, 1972

(FROM STRENGTH & HEALTH MAGAZINE)
NAME PRESS SNATCH C & J TOTAL Place
FLYWEIGHT CLASS
John Yamauchi 87.5 85.0* 102.5 275.0 1
* - JOHN YAMAUCHI - NATIONAL MEET & AMERICAN RECORD SNATCH - 85.0
BANTAMWEIGHT CLASS
Sal Dominguez 92.5 90.0 122.5 305.0 1
Eugene Casasola 90.0 92.5 117.5 300.0 2
Joel Widdel 77.5 87.5 112.5 277.5 3
Dwight Tamaraha 85.0 77.5 107.5 270.0 4
Francisco Moncado 85.0 90.0 120.0 295.0 Ex
FEATHERWEIGHT CLASS
Phil Sanderson 107.5 102.5 127.5 337.5 1
Ronne Gleason 110.0 97.5 120.0 327.5 2
Dane Hussey 92.5 92.5 130.0 315.0 3
Daniel LaForge 85.0 82.5 107.5 275.0 4
LIGHTWEIGHT CLASS
Dan Cantore 137.5* 122.5 162.5# 422.5@ 1
Jim Benjamin 122.5 120.0 147.5 390.0 2
Roman Mielec 127.5 102.5 140.0 370.0 3
Jim Krueger 112.5 110.0 145.0 367.5 4
Gary Hunter 120.0 102.5 142.5 365.0 5
Ron Johnson 122.5 102.5 132.5 357.5 6
* - DAN CANTORE - NATIONAL MEET & AMERICAN RECORD PRESS - 137.5
# - DAN CANTORE - NATIONAL MEET & AMERICAN RECORD CLEAN & JERK - 162.5
@ - DAN CANTORE - NATIONAL MEET & AMERICAN RECORD TOTAL - 422.5
MIDDLEWEIGHT CLASS
Fred Lowe 142.5 132.5 175.0 450.0 1
Russ Knipp 155.0 122.5 165.0 442.5 2
Ted Ritzer 137.5 107.5 147.5 392.5 3
Dwight Lewis 127.5 110.0 140.0 377.5 4
Stan Bailey 120.0 125.0 160.0 405.0 Ex
David Miller 125.0 112.5 ----- 0.0 -
Tom LaFontaine ----- ----- ----- 0.0 =
Neal Starkey ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
Jack Hill ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
LIGHTHEAVYWEIGHT CLASS
Mike Karchut 152.5 145.0 175.0 472.5 1
Tom Hirtz 142.5 135.0 167.5 445.0 2
Peter Rawluk 132.5 140.0 167.5 440.0 3
Sam Bigler 145.0 125.0 165.0 435.0 4
Albert Starck 142.5 122.5 167.5 432.5 5
Bob Hise III 137.5 132.5 160.0 430.0 6
Jim Leitner 140.0 122.5 165.0 427.5 7
Frank Clark 142.5 120.0 152.5 415.0 8
Floyd Despirito 135.0 120.0 155.0 410.0 9
James Smyntek 135.0 115.0 160.0 410.0 10
Art Drechsler 152.5 ----- ----- 0.0 -
Roger Sadecki ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
David Martin ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
Roger Quinn ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
John Raffaele ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
Eric Humphries ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
Mark Cameron ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
MIDDLEHEAVYWEIGHT CLASS
Rick Holbrook 162.5 155.0* 195.0 512.5# 1
Phil Grippaldi 170.0@ 140.0 187.5 497.5 2
Walter Giosiffi 162.5 132.5 172.5 467.5 3
Eldon Beyerle 145.0 127.5 170.0 442.5 4
Ernest Petersen 140.0 130.0 170.0 440.0 5
Raymond Leso 150.0 117.5 170.0 437.5 6
Charles Nootens 137.5 137.5 ----- 0.0 -
Melvin Foster ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
Paul Lounello ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
Robert Suchyta ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
Louis DeMarco ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
* - RICK HOLBROOK - NATIONAL MEET & AMERICAN RECORD SNATCH - 155.0
# - RICK HOLBROOK - NATIONAL MEET & AMERICAN RECORD TOTAL - 512.5
@ - PHIL GRIPPALDI - NATIONAL MEET RECORD PRESS - 170.0
HEAVYWEIGHT CLASS
Frank Capsouras 172.5 150.0 202.5 525.0 1
Alan Ball 160.0 160.0* 185.0 505.0 2
Tom Rouff 180.0 137.5 182.5 500.0 3
Roger Yanule 170.0 142.5 185.0 497.5 4
Jacob Stefan 160.0 147.5 182.5 490.0 5
James Gargano 160.0 140.0 190.0 490.0 6
Frank Remschel 165.0 137.5 170.0 472.5 7
Nick Castiglia 162.5 137.5 170.0 470.0 8
Clarence Sheppard 162.5 125.0 175.0 462.5 9
Bruce Reimer 157.5 125.0 167.5 450.0 10
Andrew Ness 150.0 127.5 167.5 445.0 11
Larry Hanneman 155.0 120.0 162.5 437.5 12
Gary Glenney 170.0 147.5 ----- 0.0 -
John Thrush 162.5 127.5 ----- 0.0 -
Bob Kemper 182.5 ----- ----- 0.0 -
Keith Cain 162.5 ----- ----- 0.0 -
Edwin Miller ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
Bob Bednarski ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
* - ALAN BALL - NATIONAL MEET RECORD SNATCH - 160.0
SUPERHEAVYWEIGHT CLASS
Ken Patera 217.5* 162.5 227.5# 607.5@ 1
Winston Binney 192.5 140.0 185.0 517.5 2
Joe Murry 165.0 125.0 165.0 455.0 3
Jon Cole 185.0 142.5 ----- 0.0 -
Tim Thompson ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
* - KEN PATERA - NATIONAL MEET & AMERICAN RECORD PRESS - 217.5
# - KEN PATERA - NATIONAL MEET & AMERICAN RECORD CLEAN & JERK - 227.5
@ - KEN PATERA - NATIONAL MEET & AMERICAN RECORD TOTAL - 607.5

BEST LIFTER:Rick Holbrook
TEAM TROPHY: 1stYork Barbell Club47 Points
2ndLos Angeles YMCA21 Points

   1972 US OLYMPIC TEAM   
DAN CANTORE    67.5 Kg
FRED LOWE    75.0 Kg
RUSS KNIPP    75.0 Kg
MIKE KARCHUT    82.5 Kg
RICK HOLBROOK    90.0 Kg
PHIL GRIPPALDI    90.0 Kg
FRANK CAPSOURAS  110.0 Kg
ALAN BALL  110.0 Kg
KEN PATERA  SUPERHEAVYWEIGHT


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