Charles Rigoulot

Posted on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 by John Wood
Charles Rigoulot was one of France’s greatest weightlifters and easily one of the strongest men of all time. He won a Gold medal at the 1924 Olympic Games, Cleaned and Jerked the famous Apollon Wheels and could snatch 255 pounds with one arm. After his weightlifting career, Rigoulot became a professional wrestler and race car driver.

At 24 years of age, his measurements were as follows:

Weight: 230 pounds
Height: 5’7-3/4″
Chest: 49″
Waist: 37″
Thighs: 27-1/2″
Calf: 17-1/2″
Neck: 18-1/2″
Biceps: 17-1/2″
Forearm: 14-1/2″

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