ELECTED MEMBERS
   
Last NameSportCountryYear Inducted
GRIGORI NOVAK

Sport: Weightlifting
Inducted: 1985
Country: Soviet Union
Born: March 5, 1919 in Chernobyl, Ukraine
Died: 1980

A holder of 55 world weightlifting records, Grigori Novak won the World Light-Heavyweight Championship in 1946, with 936.5 pounds. At the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki, he captured a silver medal in the Middle-Heavyweight division at 903.75 pounds (410 kgs.).  
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