Dave Sheppard

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Dave Sheppard
Medal record
Men's weightlifting
Competitor for the  United States
Olympic Games
Silver 1956 Melbourne Middle heavyweight

David Joseph Sheppard (December 12, 1931 – October 1, 2000) was an American weightlifter and Olympic medalist.

He received a silver medal at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.[1]

Weightlifting achievements[edit]

  • Silver medalist in Olympic Games (1956).
  • Silver medalist in Senior World Championship (1951, 1953, 1954, and 1958).
  • Pan Am Games champion (1955).[2]
  • Senior national champion (1954, 1955, and 1958).
  • Set five world records during career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1956 Summer Olympics – Melbourne, Australia – Weightlifting"databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on February 22, 2008).
  2. ^ "Dave Sheppard"Lift Up (Retrieved on May 4, 2010).