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Rookie Featherweight Yanko Rusev (Bulgaria)

yanko-rusev-1977wc


History in Color:


September 19, 1977, Stuttgart, Germany – 19-year old rookie featherweight Yanko Rusev of Team Bulgaria clean-and-jerks a world record 165kg in the 4th attempt after winning a silver medal in the 60kg class at the 1977 World Championships on Stuttgart.


This was the first WR for Yanko Rusev. 24 more to come later in his career.

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