Monday, August 22, 2011

On This Day In Strength History

Charles Rigoulot died August 22, 1962. He was born in Le Vésinet and died in Paris. 
Rigoulot became French weightlifting champion in 1923 and won a gold medal in the light-heavyweight class in 1924 at the Summer Olympics.
In 1929, he made a Right Hand Snatch of 115 kilograms (253.5 pounds).  This was done at a muscular bodyweight of 215 pounds. 


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