Weightlifters' World Champions

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353693_1_1
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GERMANY
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1955  (Actual Year)
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00:10:52 - 00:12:20
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1610
028-719-05
Audio is low on screener The world's top weight-lifters gather for the international crown. Russia wins the team event, but it's america's Paul Anderson of Focoa, Georgia, only 22 years old, who steals the show with an incredible record-shattering performance to win the Heavyweight Title. Establishing shot - Audience. MCUS - Weightlifter, he lifts the weight over his head then he lets it go and it bounces on the stage. MCUS - Weightlifter Daily, struggles to lift some 250 LBS, he tried but he couldn't make it. MCUS - Russian weight lifter lifts 290 lbs, a new heavy weight lift. Russia wins the crown. CUS - Men in audience. MCUS - The heavy weights are competing now and you can see their veins pop as they lift these incredible weights. MCUS -Jim Bedford of Washington DC wins the No #2 spot. MS - 22 year old of Georgia, Paul Anderson. He wins first place.