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Old 08-04-2011, 11:04 AM   #27
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Originally Posted by kitarpyar View Post
Besides, US didn't always suck at Olympic lifting. The likes of Tommy Kono, Paul Anderson and Norbert Schemansky were Americans who won multiple medals in the Olympics. I agree with whoever said that a shift in interest to other sports (that pay much better and are more popular with spectators) was responsible.
I've read posts by some "authorities" saying we weren't very good then either. Everyone else was just really bad.
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