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Howard Turbyfill

Full name: George Howard Turbyfill
Gender: Male
Born: 1903 in Palestine, Texas, United States
Died: May 28, 1939 in Corona, California, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Howard Turbyfill was born in Texas but later moved to California. He made the 1932 Olympic team as a 19-year-old, while he was living in Corona, California and working as a blacksmith. Turbyfill finished sixth, at the 1932 Olympics, although that was last place. He later died in Bakersville, North Carolina.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer Los Angeles Weightlifting Men's Heavyweight United States USA 6

Men's Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1932 Summer Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 6 305.0
1932 Summer Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Military Press 5 77.5
1932 Summer Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #1 AC 77.5 o
1932 Summer Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #2 AC 82.5 x
1932 Summer Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #3 AC 82.5 x
1932 Summer Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 5 95.0
1932 Summer Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 95.0 o
1932 Summer Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 100.0 x
1932 Summer Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 100.0 x
1932 Summer Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 5 132.5
1932 Summer Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 127.5 o
1932 Summer Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 132.5 o
1932 Summer Los Angeles Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 137.5 x
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