Sport: Muscletown

A weight-lifting team from York, Pa. (pop. 70,000) wound up its 1944 season last week with five out of six sectional titles, eight out of 14 national titles, and four new national records. Overwhelming as it was, the coup surprised no Yorkers. It was just one more proof of York's claim that its men are the most muscular in the U.S.

Weight-lifting contests usually involve lifting a bar bell overhead by three methods: the two-hand snatch, the two-hand clean and jerk, the two-hand military press.* Atlas' share of this year's honors went to York's...

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