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blagoev-1983


History in Color: One of all-time best Olympic weightlifters, Blagoy Blagoev competes for Bulgaria at the 1983 World Championship in Moscow.


In 1983, Blagoev won the World title in the 90kg weight class with 190+227.5 = 417.5kg.

Weightlifting Americana In Color




Team USA 1948


Team USA 1948


Di Pietro


Di Pietro


Sakata


Sakata


Peter George


Peter George



stanczyk-1948


John Davis (USA)


John Davis (USA)


The George Brothers (USA)


The George Brothers (USA)


Novak


Novak



1952


1952


Stanczyk (1952)


Stanczyk (1952)


90kg @1952Olympics


90kg @1952Olympics


Helsinki 1952


Helsinki 1952



Split Style


Split Style


Sheppard


Sheppard


Anderson (1955)


Anderson (1955)


Anderson


Anderson



At the MSG in 1955


At the MSG in 1955


USA vs. USSR (1958)


USA vs. USSR (1958)


Bozhko and Stogov


Bozhko and Stogov


Team USA 1958


Team USA 1958



Ashman


Ashman


U.S. vs USSR (1958)


U.S. vs USSR (1958)


Norb Schemansky


Norb Schemansky


USA 1960


USA 1960



Rome in 1960


Rome in 1960


Kono (1962)


Kono (1962)


Berger and Schemansky


Berger and Schemansky


kono-moscow-priz



Schemansky (1963)


Schemansky (1963)


Bednarski (USA)


Bednarski (USA)


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Grip


Grip



Two Generations


Two Generations



Team CCCP Weightlifting in Color

Another collectible issue of History in Color.


This time it features our selected photos of Team CCCP Weightlifting in various seasons of the past.






1930s


1930s


Pioneers of Weightlifting


Pioneers of Weightlifting


Team CCCP training in 1946


Team CCCP training in 1946


Team CCCP 1946


Team CCCP 1946



Team CCCP 1950


Team CCCP 1950


Team CCCP 1957


Team CCCP 1957


Team CCCP 1963


Team CCCP 1963


Meet the Press (1964)


Meet the Press (1964)



Team CCCP 1968


Team CCCP 1968


Team CCCP 1973


Team CCCP 1973


Team CCCP 1975


Team CCCP 1975


Team CCCP 1976


Team CCCP 1976



1977


1977


CCCP 1978


CCCP 1978


WC 1978


WC 1978


las-vegas-1978



Team CCCP 1979


Team CCCP 1979


Team CCCP 1980


Team CCCP 1980


Team CCCP 1982


Team CCCP 1982


1988


1988



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Boston Beacon Hill

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The Tall Ships left the town today.


Even without the Tall Ships, Boston is a beautiful place.


Here is a photo from today showing the State House and the Beacon Hill area.


I haven’t been in the tall government buildings for a while. I miss the panoramic views of Boston.

Here is a collector’s edition for the fans of Olympic weightlifting. This is the first batch of my posters designed to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the first CCCP championship held in March 1918.






plakat-sov-ta


plakat-sov-ta-bukh


plakat-sov-ta-kutsenko


plakat-sov-ta-udodov


plakat-sov-ta-vorobyev



plakat-sov-ta-vardanyan


plakat-sov-ta-vlasov


plakat-sov-ta-zhabo


plakat-sov-ta-alexeev


plakat-sov-ta-rigert



plakat-sov-ta-kurlovich


plakat-sov-ta-pisarenko


plakat-sov-ta-taranenko



World Record By Pervushin

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History in Color:

March 5, 1972 – Soviet heavyweight star Pavel Pervushin of Leningrad snatches 171kg and sets the new world record in Ulm, Germany.


Original b/w photo courtesy of Rolf Eberhard (Germany)

Team CCCP Weightlifting (1978)

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History in Color:


Team CCCP weightlifting in the training camp in Feodosia in 1978.


Top row (l to r):

G. Baldin, R. Naniev, A. Saydullaev, V. Kuznichenko, Yu. Vardanyan, D. Rigert, V. Shary, I. Militosyan, Y. Raskin, Y.Krinitsky, I. Kudyukov, n/a, A. Velichkin;

Mid row (l to r):

V. Mazin (?), S. Rakhmanov, S. Arakelov, V. Kaplunov, I. Nikitin, Y. Zaytsev, V. Alexeev, team physician, V. Avzhyan, A.Brovko

Front row (l to r):

N. Kolesnikov, n/a, S. Pevzner, n/a, S. Itkin, K. Osmanaliev, G. Bessonov, A. Voronin, S. Poltoratsky, O. Karayanidi

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