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Peter George

The first of three George brothers to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. A state champion at 14, national junior champion at 15, national senior champion at 16, North American, and world champion at 18, Pete was one of the greatest weightlifters ever at 165 pounds. He set a world record of 360 pounds in the clean and jerk in 1948 and finished second in the Olympics that year and again in 1956. In 1952, while setting three Olympic records he captured the gold medal. He is now a dentist and resides in Honolulu.

Inducted 1962 | Powerlifting