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:: Born in 1935
:: Country: United States
:: Summer Olympics and World Championships Medals:
   Silver (3), Bronze (3),
:: Weight Classes Competed in:
   Light Heavyweight (82.5KG),
:: World Records: 2
:: More Info:
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Olympic Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1956 Light Heavyweight 3 120+130+167.5 = 417.5
1960 Light Heavyweight 2 132.5+132.5+165 = 430

World Championships: Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1955 Light Heavyweight 3 117.5+120+165= 402.5
1957 Light Heavyweight 2 130+132.5+160= 422.5
1958 Light Heavyweight 2 130+135+170= 435
1959 Light Heavyweight 3 122.5+132.5+160= 417.5

Pan American Games: Medals and Results

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1959 Light Heavyweight 1 130+122.5+150= 402.5

Other Tournaments

Date Tournament Host Weight Rank Results (kg)
5/12/1958 1958 USA vs USSR Match Chicago, USA Light Heavyweight 2 125+130+160= 415
5/15/1958 1958 USA vs USSR Match Detroit, USA Light Heavyweight 2
5/17/1958 1958 USA vs USSR Match NYC, USA Light Heavyweight 2

World Records Counter: 2 records

Press Snatch Jerk Total2 Total3
0 1 1 0 0

World Records by James George

Date Lift Type Result Weight Class Location
11/26/1956 Snatch  137.5  Light Heavyweight  Melbourne
12/5/1956 Clean and Jerk  176  Light Heavyweight  Melbourne

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