1976 AAU
Senior Nationals &
Final Olympic Trials
Philadephia, PA
June 18 - 20, 1976

NAME BWT SNATCH CLEAN & JERK TOTAL PL
    1 2 3 1 2 3    
  52 Kg
Joel Widdel 51.71 80.0 85.0 87.5 100.0 105.0 110.0 175.0 1
Gene Cassasola 51.60 75.0 80.0 82.5 100.0 110.0 110.0 182.5 2
Stewart Thornburgh 51.71 70.0 75.0 77.5 100.0 105.0 107.5 182.5 3
Gary Kucipak 51.60 70.0 70.0 77.5 95.0 95.0 95.0 165.0 4
James McCarty 51.14 60.0 60.0 65.0 80.0 85.0 87.5 147.5 5
Curt White 46.15 57.5 62.5 65.0 82.5 82.5 85.0 145.0 6
  56 Kg
John Yamauchi 55.57 87.5 95.0 97.5 115.0 120.0 122.5 217.5 1
Pat Omori 55.45 90.0 95.0 95.0 117.5 117.5 127.5 207.5 2
Don Abrahamson 55.79 80.0 85.0 85.0 100.0 105.0 110.0 190.0 3
Gerald Huth 55.34 85.0 85.0 85.0 ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
  60 Kg
Dane Hussey 59.76 102.5 107.5 107.5 127.5 132.5 135.0 242.5 1
Phil Sanderson 59.99 102.5 107.5 107.5 130.0 135.0 142.5 237.5 2
Nick Vernucci 59.99 105.0 110.0 110.0 125.0 130.0 135.0 235.0 3
Donny Warner 59.99 95.0 95.0 100.0 130.0 137.5 140.0 232.5 4
Daniel Schuchart 59.64 92.5 97.5 100.0 117.5 122.5 122.5 215.0 5
Gary Kawamura 59.31 92.5 92.5 100.0 120.0 125.0 125.0 212.5 6
Cal Schake 59.99 95.0 100.0 100.0 115.0 120.0 120.0 210.0 7
Robert Riffice 59.99 95.0 100.0 100.0 117.5 117.5 117.5 0.0 -
  67.5 Kg
Dan Cantore 67.13 120.0 125.0 127.5 152.5 157.5 157.5 285.0 1
Jim Benjamin 67.36 120.0 125.0 127.5 152.5 157.5 160.0 280.0 2
Michael Cohen 67.13 110.0 115.0 115.0 140.0 145.0 145.0 255.0 3
Donald Walker 67.47 110.0 117.5 117.5 140.0 145.0 147.5 255.0 4
David McCougan 66.68 110.0 110.0 117.5 137.5 142.5 142.5 247.5 5
Artie Tseperkas 66.91 100.0 105.0 105.0 132.5 137.5 140.0 242.5 6
Barry Herman 67.13 102.5 107.5 107.5 127.5 132.5 132.5 235.0 7
  75 Kg
Fred Lowe 74.62 130.0 135.0 137.5 165.0 170.0 177.5 305.0 1
Jim Napier 74.62 130.0 137.5 137.5* 157.5 165.0 165.0 302.5 2
Tim Neller 74.16 122.5 127.5 130.0 157.5 167.5 170.0 287.5 3
John Julius 74.62 117.5 122.5 125.0 # 155.0 160.0 165.0 282.5 4
David Reigle 74.96 115.0 120.0 125.0 162.5 167.5 170.0 282.5 5
Kevin Winter 74.16 125.0 130.0 130.0 147.5 147.5 152.5 272.5 6
Wayne Guarino 73.37 110.0 115.0 115.0 142.5 147.5 147.5 252.5 7
David Jones 74.50 125.0 130.0 130.0 162.5 162.5 165.0 0.0 -
Pete Cline 74.84 120.0 125.0 125.0 160.0 160.0 162.5 0.0 -
John Abdo 74.84 110.0 110.0 110.0 ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
* - JIM NAPIER - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD SNATCH - 4TH ATTEMPT - 142.5
# - JOHN JULIUS - JUNIOR AMERICAN RECORD SNATCH - 4TH ATTEMPT - 125.0
  82.5 Kg
Sam Bigler 82.44 127.5 137.5 140.0 172.5 180.0 182.5 320.0 1
Roger Quinn 82.44 132.5 137.5 140.0 175.0 182.5 182.5 312.5 2
Chris Dangles 82.10 117.5 125.0 125.0 155.0 160.0 165.0 285.0 3
Rick Lujan 81.65 122.5 127.5 127.5 160.0 167.5 167.5 282.5 4
David Frey 81.87 122.5 127.5 130.0 155.0 160.0 160.0 282.5 5
David Martin 82.33 120.0 120.0 125.0 160.0 167.5 167.5 280.0 6
Frank Clark 81.42 115.0 120.0 122.5 152.5 157.5 157.5 272.5 7
Roger Sadecki 82.21 125.0 125.0 125.0 167.5 172.5 172.5 0.0 -
Mike Karchut 81.65 147.5 147.5 147.5 177.5 ----- ----- 0.0 -
Tom Hirtz 82.10 135.0 140.0 140.0 165.0 170.0 ----- 0.0 -
Al Stark 82.21 132.5 132.5 132.5 172.5 172.5 187.5 0.0 -
Jim O'Malley 81.99 122.5 122.5 122.5 172.5 ----- ----- 0.0 -
Joe Ellis 81.19 122.5 122.5 122.5 167.5 ----- ----- 0.0 -
James Curry, Jr 81.33 122.5 122.5 122.5 167.5 ----- ----- 0.0 -
Fred Hatfield 82.10 117.5 117.5 117.5 ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
Ron Foster 81.19 145.0 ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
90 Kg
Lee James 89.02 150.0 157.5 160.0* 187.5 195.0 195.0 355.0 1
Phil Grippaldi 89.13 145.0 150.0 152.5 195.0 202.5 207.5 # 345.0 2
Mike Giroux 88.45 135.0 135.0 135.0 175.0 182.5 190.0 325.0 3
Paul Salisbury 89.81 137.5 142.5 145.0 177.5 182.5 182.5 325.0 4
Ray Leso 87.43 137.5 142.5 142.5 175.0 180.0 182.5 322.5 5
Bob Madow 88.56 132.5 137.5 140.0 170.0 177.5 ----- 307.5 6
Ed Schock 88.79 127.5 127.5 132.5 165.0 172.5 172.5 300.0 7
Guy Carlton 89.59 127.5 132.5 132.5 167.5 167.5 172.5 295.0 8
Gary Echternacht 88.68 127.5 132.5 132.5 162.5 167.5 167.5 290.0 9
Kurt Setterberg 88.68 147.5 152.5 157.5 182.5 182.5 182.5 0.0 -
James Cuddie, II 89.59 127.5 132.5 132.5 165.0 165.0 170.0 0.0 -
Bob Hise, III 89.25 135.0 135.0 135.0 ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
Luke Klaja 88.34 127.5 127.5 130.0 172.5 ----- ----- 0.0 -
* - LEE JAMES - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD SNATCH - 160.0
# - PHIL GRIPPALDI - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD CLEAN & JERK - 4TH ATTEMPT - 207.5
110 Kg
Mark Cameron 107.05 162.5 167.5 167.5* 217.5 227.5 227.5 385.0 1
Gary Drinnon 108.86 152.5 157.5 157.5 195.0 202.5 205.0 360.0 2
Blair Kephart 107.50 152.5 157.5 157.5 195.0 200.0 202.5 357.5 3
Chuck Nootens 107.50 155.0 160.0 165.0 185.0 192.5 200.0 352.5 4
Bud Charniga 105.24 155.0 160.0 165.0 185.0 192.5 192.5 345.0 5
Brian Derwin 107.05 140.0 145.0 147.5 185.0 185.0 192.5 337.5 6
Frank Capsouras 97.07 145.0 145.0 152.5 190.0 190.0 200.0 335.0 7
Ray Blaha 108.41 150.0 155.0 160.0 180.0 185.0 185.0 335.0 8
Bob Giordano 99.02 145.0 150.0 150.0 182.5 187.5 192.5 332.5 9
Ernie Petersen 96.50 140.0 145.0 145.0 185.0 190.0 192.5 330.0 10
Frank Remschel 108.86 135.0 140.0 140.0 185.0 192.5 192.5 320.0 11
Bob Suchyta 108.18 130.0 130.0 137.5 170.0 180.0 182.5 312.5 12
Roger Yanule 108.41 147.5 152.5 152.5 190.0 190.0 192.5 0.0 -
Curt Cardine 106.48 137.5 137.5 145.0 182.5 182.5 185.0 0.0 -
Rich Johnson 108.18 137.5 137.5 150.0 182.5 182.5 182.5 0.0 -
Nick Castiglia 109.54 132.5 140.0 140.0 172.5 180.0 182.5 0.0 -
David Gettles 105.24 150.0 150.0 150.0 ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
John Thrush 109.54 135.0 135.0 135.0 ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
Thomas Bezrutczyk 96.62 127.5 127.5 127.5 ----- ----- ----- 0.0 -
* - MARK CAMERON - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD SNATCH - 4TH ATTEMPT - 170.0
110+ Kg
Bruce Wilhelm 147.19 170.0 175.0 175.0* 215.0 222.5 222.5 385.0 1
Sam Walker 120.20 145.0 152.5 155.0 202.5 210.0 215.0 362.5 2
Gene Waldo 122.47 147.5 147.5 152.5 182.5 182.5 190.0 342.5 3
Tom Stock 111.47 140.0 145.0 147.5 177.5 182.5 187.5 322.5 4
Tom Rouff 110.45 142.5 147.5 147.5 187.5 187.5 187.5 0.0 -
John Kovach 113.63 135.0 135.0 135.0 182.5 182.5 182.5 0.0 -
* - BRUCE WILHELM - SENIOR AMERICAN RECORD SNATCH - 4TH ATTEMPT - 177.5

   1976 US OLYMPIC TEAM   
DAN CANTORE    67.5 Kg
FRED LOWE    75.0 Kg
SAM BIGLER    82.5 Kg
LEE JAMES    90.0 Kg
PHIL GRIPPALDI    90.0 Kg
MARK CAMERON  110.0 Kg
GARY DRINNON  110.0 Kg
BRUCE WILHELM  110.0+ Kg
SAM WALKER  110.0+ Kg


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