Isaac Berger

:: 12/2/2017: bruce weber, silver spring MD, USA
Do you remember Hy Shaefer's Adonis Health Club? My father took me there to build my strength. I met you there around 1954 when you were working on the new, squat-lift (no split legs) technique. You are three years older than me.

:: 12/2/2017: bruce weber, silver spring MD, USA
Do you remember Hy Shaefer's Adonis Health Club? My father took me there to build my strength. I met you there around 1954 when you were working on the new, squat-lift (no split legs) technique. You are three years older than me.

:: 4/18/2017: Ajax, , USA
One of the first modern lifters - had the big five power speed body position good elbow lock and control

:: 6/1/2014: Ilona Gray , Livingston NJ , USA
Isaac, My brother and I saw you during the Olympic try out trials in New York the year was 1960. I just meet your brother Samuel in Secuacus at the Harmon Plaza Stamp Show and he was surprised when it came up that I knew who you were and had talked to you while you took a

:: 8/19/2010: Tony Roland- Punjab's cousin, New York NY, USA
Dear Ike, I have been trying to reach you to get Dave Meiterman's phone number and address in Brazil because I lost my phone book and I want to bring my son to Rio and see Dave and the kids. Please either e-mail me or call me at 917-975-1564. I look forward to speaking to you and seeing you as well, it has been many years since I've seen you at the Shelton.

:: 9/24/2009: tony roland, ny ny, usa
dear ike, it's punjab,s cousin from the shelton towers. i've been thinking about you and would like very much to speak to you. email mr with your phone # or call me at 9179751564.

:: 7/14/2009: Leo Goodman, massapequa NY, usa
Isaac, missed the dinner with you this past June. I met with Dan Lauie a few months ago at the Jewish Hall Of Fame. Hope to be able to get to see you in the next couple of months for lunch. Be well see you soon.

:: 9/1/2008: William Kellerman, lONG BEACH NY, USA
Just looked u up. I met you through a mutual friend, Sid Weindorf..now diceased. Glad you are still alive and well.

:: 8/17/2008: Deerah Lossef, Washington DC, U.S.
Dear Isaac, My son, Shmuel Baruch, is very interested in the olympic games and was so excited to learn that Grandma's brother was a record breaking olympic champion that won so many medals. We enjoyed reading all the information about your acheivements and loved these spectacular videos. With all our love and best wishes, Deerah and the Lossef family

:: 8/17/2008: suzan fischbein, , usa
Dear Isaac, Just thought of you, because of the Olympics and the fact that my son (14 y.o.) is lifting for football. Hope you are well. Suzan Fischbein (from West 66th St).

:: 8/13/2008: Addam Berger, Teaneck NJ, USA
Just came across your site while searching for some videos and noticed someone looking for more informtaion on Isaac Berger for an article being written. I am his nephew, and can get additional information for you.

:: 8/10/2008: Arthur Chidlovski, , USA
Issac Berger had one of the fastest rises in weightlifting history. After entering his first weightlifting competition in 1952, Berger improved so fast the by 1955 he became a National Champion. Defending his title in 1956, despite an injury, Berger lifted enough at the 1956 Olympic Trials to earn a berth on team going to Melbourne. He moved his training into high gear and shocked the weightlifting world by winning the Olympic Games as a teenager and breaking the world record in the total at the same time. He later went on to win both the 1958 and the1962 World Championships, along with silver medals in both the 1960 an 1964 Olympic Games. Isaac also set many world records across his illustrious career. The last world record he earned, at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, in 1964, was a 152.5 kg. That record lasted for more than 5 years, becoming one of the longest held world records in weightlifting history. (courtesy of weightlifting.org)

:: 6/25/2008: David Tatlock, New Bedford MA, USA
send comments about Isaac Berger to my email, David@Tatlockgallery.com

:: 6/25/2008: David Tatlock, New Bedford MA, USA
if anyone checks in with comments on Isaac Berger, I am writing an article about him, and will include your observations/memories

:: 6/13/2008: Edward R. Sousa, East Providence RI, USA
I have a question.I tried to print some photos from your Hall of Fame and I couldn't.They were of Isaac Berger,and Chuck Vinci.Is there any way I could get copies of the photos I want?

:: 6/8/2008: David Tatlock, New Bedford MA, USA
enjoyed brief mtg. in Newark..will mail some 'questions'

:: 10/23/2007: Arthur, , USA
My favorite lifter.


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