Monday, June 10, 2013
Sunday, June 9, 2013
Launceston Elliot was born on the ninth of June, 1874, in India, where his father was a magistrate. Looking very much like Sandow, although much larger, Launceston Elliot was one of the most respected figures in the world of strength at the turn of the century when this form of entertainment was at its height.
Elliot won forThe scene was
the first Olympic gold medal for weightlifting. Britain