Kōrero: Bodybuilding, weightlifting and powerlifting

Bodybuilding weightlifters, 1955

Bodybuilding weightlifters, 1955

Bodybuilders from a Wellington weightlifting club strike a pose. In the 1940s and 1950s bodybuilding contests such as Mr New Zealand were generally held as sections of weightlifting competitions.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP/1955/2155-F

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter Clayworth, 'Bodybuilding, weightlifting and powerlifting - Bodybuilding', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/40878/bodybuilding-weightlifters-1955 (accessed 29 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Peter Clayworth, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013, updated 27 Jan 2015