The Colorado Springs US Olympic Training Center Wall of Fame honors Olympic Champions & World Champions from the US! 

Oscar Paul Osthoff (1883-1950)

Accomplishments:

OLYMPICS: 1904, Unlimited (there were no body weight categories)- Gold
One arm event Silver Two arm event **Two sets of Olympics medals were
awarded at the Games that year.

Anthony Terlazzo (1911-1966)

Accomplishments:

  • OLYMPICS:
    • 1932. 60kg – Bronze
    • 1936. 60kg – Gold
    • WORLDS:
      • 1937-38. 67.5kg – Gold
      • NATIONALS:
        • 1932/36. 60kg – Gold
        • 1933/35/37-45. 67.5kg – Gold
        • WORLD RECORDS:
          • Press: 2 records at 60kg. 1 record at 67.5kg
          • Snatch: 1 record at 67.5kg
          • Clean & Jerk: 2 records at 67.5kg

John Terpak (1912-1993)

Accomplishments:

  • WORLDS:
    • 1937. 75kg – Gold
    • 1938. 75kg – Bronze
    • 1946. 75kg – Silver
    • 1947. 82.5kg – Gold
    • NATIONALS:
      • 1936. 67.5kg – Gold
      • 1937-42/44-45. 75kg – Gold
      • 1943/47. 82.5kg – Gold

John Davis (1921-1984)

Accomplishments:

  • OLYMPICS:
    • 1948/52. 90kg – Gold.
    • WORLDS
      • 1938. 82.5kg – Gold.
      • 1946-47/49-51. 90kg – Gold.
      • 1953. 90kg – Silver.
      • NATIONALS:
        • 1939/40. 82.5kg – Gold.
        • 1941-43/36-48/50-53. 90kg – Gold.
        • WORLD RECORDS:
          • Press: 2 records at 90kg.
          • Snatch: 1 record at 82.5kg. 7 records at 90kg.
          • Clean & Jerk: 4 records at 90kg.
          • Total: 3 records at 90kg.

Joseph Depietro (1914-1999)

Accomplishments:

  • OLYMPICS:
    • 1948. 56kg – Gold.
    • WORLDS:
      • 1947. 56kg – Gold.
      • 1949. 56kg – Bronze.
      • NATIONALS:
        • 1942-43/46-51. 56kg – Gold.
        • 1945. 60kg – Gold.
        • WORLD RECORDS:
          • Press: 2 records at 56kg.
          • Snatch: 1 record at 56kg.
          • Total: 2 records at 56kg.

Peter George (1929-___)

Accomplishments:

  • OLYMPICS:
    • 1948/56. 75kg – Silver.
    • 1952. 75kg – Gold. 
    • WORLDS:
      • 1947/53. 67.5kg – Gold.
      • 1949-50. 75kg – Silver.
      • 1951/54-55. 75kg – Gold.
      • NATIONALS:
        • 1946. 67.5kg – Gold.
        • 1949-52/57. 75kg – Gold.
        • WORLD RECORDS:
          • Clean & Jerk: 3 records at 75kg.
          • Total: 1 record at 67.5kg.

Stanley Stanczyk (1925-1997)

Accomplishments:

  • OLYMPICS:
    • 1948. 82.5kg – Gold.
    • 1952. 82.5kg – Silver. 
    • WORLDS:
      • 1946. 67.5kg – Gold.
      • 1947. 75kg – Gold.
      • 1949-51. 82.5kg – Gold.
      • 1953. 82.5kg – Bronze.
      • 1954. 75kg – Bronze.
      • NATIONALS:
        • 1947. 75kg – Gold.
        • 1948-51/53. 82.5kg – Gold
        • WORLD RECORDS:
          • Snatch: 3 records at 75kg. 1 record at 82.5kg
          • Clean & Jerk: 1 record at 75kg
          • Total: 1 record at 75kg

Frank Spellman (1922-____)

Accomplishments:

  • OLYMPICS:
    • 1948. 75kg – Gold
    • WORLDS:
      • 1946. 75kg – Bronze
      • 1947. 75kg – Silver
      • NATIONALS:
        • 1946/48/61. 75kg – Gold

Robert Bednarski (1944-2004)

Accomplishments:

  • WORLDS:
    • 1966. 90+kg – Silver
    • 1969. 110kg – Gold (Press/Snatch/Total) – Silver (Jerk)
    • 1970. 110kg – Bronze (Press/Jerk/Total)
    • NATIONALS:
      • 1967. 90+kg – Gold
      • 1968. 110kg – Gold
      • 1969/70/73. 110kg – Gold
      • WORLD RECORDS:
        • Press: 2 records at 90+kg. 2 records at 110kg
        • Snatch: 2 records at 110kg
        • Clean & Jerk: 1 record at 90kg. 2 records at 110kg
        • Total: 3 records at 90kg
        • JR WORLD RECORDS:
          • Press: 4 records at 90+kg

Isaac Berger (1936-___)

Accomplishments:

  • OLYMPICS:
    • 1956. 60kg – Gold
    • 1960/64. 60kg – Silver
    • WORLDS:
      • 1957. 60kg – Bronze
      • 1958/60. 60kg – Gold
      • 1959/63-64. 60kg – Silver
      • NATIONALS:
        • 1955-61/64. 60kg – Gold
        • WORLD RECORDS:
          • Press: 1 record at 60kg
          • Clean & Jerk: 2 records at 60kg
          • Total: 1 record at 60kg

Paul Anderson (1932-1994)

Accomplishments:

  • OLYMPICS:
    • 1956. 90+kg – Gold
    • WORLDS:
      • 1955. 90+kg – Gold
      • NATIONALS:
        • 1955-56. 90+kg – Gold
        • WORLD RECORDS:
          • Press: 3 records at 90+kg
          • Clean & Jerk: 1 record at 90+kg
          • Total: 1 record at 90+kg

Charles Vinci (1933-___)

Accomplishments:

  • OLYMPICS:
    • 1956/60. 56kg – Gold
    • WORLDS:
      • 1955/58. 56kg – Gold
      • NATIONALS:
        • 1954-56/58-61. 56kg – Gold
        • WORLD RECORDS:
          • Press: 1 record at 56kg
          • Snatch: 2 records at 56kg
          • Clean & Jerk: 1 record at 56kg
          • Total: 1 record at 56kg

Tommy Kono (1930-___)

Accomplishments:

  • OLYMPICS:
    • 1952. 67.5kg – Gold
    • 1956. 82.5kg – Gold
    • 1960. 75kg – Silver
    • WORLDS:
      • 1953/57-59. 75kg – Gold
      • 1954-55. 82.5kg – Gold
      • 1961. 82.5kg – Bronze
      • 1962. 82.5kg – Silver
      • NATIONALS:
        • 1952. 62.5kg – Gold
        • 1953/58-60. 75kg – Gold
        • 1954-55/57/61-63. 82.5kg – Gold
        • WORLD RECORDS:
          • Press: 1 record at 67.5kg. 3 records at 75kg. 5 records at 82.5kg. 1 record at 90kg
          • Snatch: 1 record at 67.5kg. 1 record at 75kg
          • Clean & Jerk: 1 record at 75kg. 2 records at 82.5kg
          • Total: 3 records at 75kg. 3 records at 82.5kg

Robert Higgins 


Accomplishments:

  • WORLDS:
    • 1947. 60kg – Gold

Joseph Pitman (1924-___)

Accomplishments:

  • WORLDS:
    • 1947. 60kg – Gold
    • 1950. 67.5kg – Gold
    • NATIONALS:
      • 1947-51/53-58. 67.5kg – Gold

Norbert Schemansky (1924-___)

Accomplishments:

  • OLYMPICS:
    • 1948. 82.5kg – Silver
    • 1952. 90kg – Gold
    • 1960/64. 90+kg – Bronze
    • WORLDS:
      • 1947. 82.5kg – Silver
      • 1951/53. 90kg – Gold
      • 1954. 90+kg – Gold
      • 1962-63. 90+kg – Silver
      • 1964. 90+kg – Bronze
      • NATIONALS:
        • 1949. 82.5+kg – Gold
        • 1951-53. 90kg – Gold
        • 1954/62/64-65. 90+kg – Gold
        • 1957. 102.5kg – Gold
        • WORLD RECORDS:
          • Press: 2 records at 90kg
          • Snatch: 2 records at 90kg. 3 records at 90+kg
          • Clean & Jerk: 5 record at 90kg. 1 records at 90+kg
          • Total: 2 records at 90kg

Joseph Dube (1944-___)

Accomplishments:

  • OLYMPICS:
    • 1968. 90+kg – Bronze
    • WORLDS:
      • 1968. 110+kg – Bronze
      • 1969. 110+kg – Gold (Total) – Silver (Press/Snatch) – Bronze (Clean & Jerk)
      • WORLD RECORDS:
        • Press: 2 records at 90+kg
        • JR WORLD RECORDS:
          • Press: 2 records at 90kg

Karyn Marshall (1956-___)

Accomplishments:

  • WORLDS:
    • 1987. 82.5kg – Gold (Snatch/Clean & Jerk/Total)
    • 1988. 82.5+kg – Silver (Snatch/Clean & Jerk/Total)
    • 1989-90. 82.5+kg – Gold (Snatch) – Silver (Clean & Jerk/Total)
    • NATIONALS:
      • 1981. 75kg – Gold
      • 1983/87-88/91. 82.5kg – Gold
      • 1984-85/89. 82.5+kg – Gold
      • WORLD RECORDS:
        • Snatch: 6 records at 82.5+kg

Robin Goad (1970-___)

Accomplishments:

  • WORLDS:
    • 1987. 48kg – Silver (Snatch/Clean & Jerk)
    • 1988. 48kg – Silver (Total) – Bronze (Clean & Jerk)
    • 1991. 52kg – Silver (Snatch/Total) – Bronze (Clean & Jerk)
    • 1992. 52kg – Bronze (Snatch/Total)
    • 1993. 54kg – Silver (Snatch/Total)
    • 1994. 50kg – Gold (Snatch/Total) – Silver (Clean & Jerk)
    • 1998. 53kg – Bronze (Snatch/Clean & Jerk/Total)
    • NATIONALS:
      • 1998. 48kg – Gold
      • 1989/91-92. 52kg – Gold
      • 1993/95-96. 54kg – Gold
      • 1994. 50kg – Gold
      • 1999/2001. 53kg – Gold
      • WORLD RECORDS:
        • Snatch: 1 record

Tara Nott (1972-___)

Accomplishments:

  • OLYMPICS:
    • 2000. 48kg – Gold
    • NATIONALS:
      • 1996-97. 50kg – Gold
      • 1999-2000. 48kg – Gold
      • 2002. 53kg – Gold