chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Free Ride in Paris (1950)


History in Color:

October 13, 1950, Paris, France – Head Coach of Team Egypt Mukhtar Khussein holds the winners of the featherweight competitions at the 1950 World Championships in Paris. Makhmoud Fayad of Egypt received a gold medal for his win in the 60kg class. Yevgeny Lopatin of the Soviet Union received a silver medal and a free ride from the Egyptian coach.

1950 World Championship
Location: Paris, FRA
Weight Class: Featherweight  [60 kg]</p>

More Info On 1950 World Championship

Rank Athlete Results (kg)
1 Mahmoud FAYAD,  Egypt 92.5+102.5+132.5 = 327.5
2 Eugene LOPATIN,  Soviet Union 92.5+100+125 = 317.5
3 Julian CREUS,  Great Britain 87.5+95+122.5 = 305

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