Julian Creus

Julian Creus (30 June 1917 in Liverpool – 9 September 1992) was a weightlifter from Great Britain.

Julian Creus
Personal information
Nationality England
Born30 June 1917
Liverpool
Died9 September 1992 (aged 75)
Medal record

Weightlifting careerEdit

He was born in Liverpool, England on 30th June 1917. His father, Barcelona-born Julio José Pedro Creus, had been killed two months earlier on 21st April when the ship on which he was serving, S.S. Pontiac, was attacked by a U-Boat. The Commonwealth War Graves record shows that at the time the family were living at 59 Kent Street in the Toxteth area of Liverpool. . He competed for Great Britain in the 1948 Summer Olympics held in London, United Kingdom in the bantamweight event where he finished in second place. He competed at both the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki and 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne both at featherweight finishing ninth and equal eleventh respectively.[1]

He represented England and won a silver medal in the -60kg division at the 1950 British Empire Games in Auckland, New Zealand.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Profile". Sports Reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.
  2. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  3. ^ "1950 Athletes". Team England.