Frank Spellman

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Frank Spellman
Medal record
Men’s weightlifting
Competitor for the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1948 London -75 kg
Maccabiah Games
Gold medal – first place 1950 Israel -75 kg

Frank Isaac Spellman (born September 17, 1922) was an American weightlifter who set several Olympic records and earned a gold medal in 1948. Spellman has been elected to the United States Weightlifting Hall of Fame, the Helms (Amateur Athletic Federation) Hall of Fame and the Porterville Quarterback Hall of Fame. He was born in Malvern, Pennsylvania.

In addition to being inducted into the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in its class of 2003 / 2004, Spellman was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1983.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Class of 2003/2004: Weightlifting, Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Accessed February 2, 2011.
  2. ^ FRANK SPELLMAN, International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Accessed February 2, 2011.

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