Born in 1942-Passed Away 2017. Rhyl North Wales Horace johnson first showed an interest in the sport of weightlifting during his early teens, He was inspired by his mothers brother, His Uncle Tom Griffiths who also in the 1950s became the British Heavy Weight Champion in his class.
1960 NORTH WALES CHAMPIONSHIPS. PHOTO OUTSIDE THE HALL AT PORT DINORWIC AGE 17 (Horace Johnson Far left-(Sadly Missed) with (Tom Griffiths Far Right - (Sadly Missed)
1961 MAKING HIS DEBUT AT THE WELSH OLIMPIC FINALS AT ABERDARE ON THE 25th MARCH HE BROKE THREE RECORDS IN THE MIDDLE WEIGHT DIVISION.
1962 World Record at the time of lifting. But ended up being a empire record because of the time laps in posting.
1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Perth (Bronze Medal Winner)