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Coaches and Athletes: Marchuk and Akopyants

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History in Color:


One of the best super heavyweights in the world in the early 1980s, Vladimir Marchuk of Moscow, Russia is about to begin his snatch lift. His coach Mikhail Akpyants is watching his athlete from the entrance to the stage in the Izmaylovo Weightlifting Arena in Moscow,


Marchuk was the first athlete to clean-and-jerk 260kg.

Tags: history in color, lift up, moscow, olympics, photography, ussr, weightlifting
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