Josef Strassberger

Posted on Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 by John Wood

As a super-heavyweight, the great German Weightlifter Josef Strassberger won the Gold Medal at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympic Games. He came back four years later to beat his winning total although by the 1932 Los Angeles Games it was only good enough for Bronze. Strassberger set six World Records during his career including his best press of 300 pounds which he accomplished in 1935.
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