Norbert Schemansky… X Olympic Weightlifting Champion, Dead at 92 The great Norbert “Norb” Schemansky, of Dearborn, Michigan, has passed on to join other Olympic Weightlifting legends such as, Tommy Kono. He passed away, quietly, September 8th 2016, while being cared for by hospice. Nicknamed, “Mr. Weightlifting”, or “The Professor”, during his career, “Ski” was the FIRST Olympic weightlifter to win FOUR medals. Schemansky was a member of the world famous York Barbell Club, […]
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