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World Records in Tallinn

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History in Color:


April 14, 1972, Tallinn, Estonia – Legendary Soviet heavyweight Jaan Talts of Tallinn, Estonia wins his 3rd gold medal at the 1972 USSR Championships in Tallinn.


Jaan Talts’ final total was 587.5kg (207.5+160+220) and he set 3 world records that night – press 207.5kg, cj 220kg and total 587.5kg.


Pavel Pervushin of Leningrad, Russia and Vladimir Golovanov of Khabarovsk, Russia won silver and bronze medals accordingly.

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