Jim Schmitz is a pillar of American weightlifting. He’s competed since the 1960s and coached Team USA at the 1980, 1988, and 1992 Olympics. He’s a man who helped the United States win
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A Michigan based news outlet is reporting that American weightlifting legend Norbert “Norb” Schemansky has died at 92. Click On Detroit reports that the Michigan native passed away Wednesday night while in hospice care.
The United States has a long history of success in international weightlifting, and during the mid-20th century, America was one of the most successful nations in the sport. American legends like Tommy Kono,
Olympic champion weightlifter, competitive bodybuilder, celebrated coach, and IWF Hall of Fame member Tommy Kono passed away Sunday, April 24th, in Honolulu. He was 85 years old. Sources and local news outlets report