Cas Klosiewicz

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A document signed by Avery Brundage certifies that Cas qualified for the U.S. Olympic weightlifting team of 1940.   However, the games were canceled due to the war in Europe. He won senior
Mid-Atlantic AAU and Junior National AAU titles at 148 pounds that same year. Cas co-captained Wilmington High School in 1939 and played for the Polish Eagles State sandlot champs in 1948. Cas lifted
a combined total of 720 pounds for a state record for 165-pounders including a “press” record of 205 pounds as a member of Delaware and Wilmington Boys Club teams and was unbeaten at 148 and 165
pounds 1937, 1938 and 1940.



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