chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,
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David Rigert: The Hero of a Memorable Epoch

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The History in Color series features a photo of David Rigert, one of the most memorable and admired athletes for several generations of Olympic weightlifters and Iron Game fans.


There are quiet a few photos of David Rigert in this series – at different stages of his career with detailed stats, stories and matters of opinion.


This time, it’s just a poster-like photo.


David Rigert had many memorable ups and devastating downs in this sports.


Impressive but not a prefect career score.


No heroes are perfect. Maybe, that’s why we like and admire them…


Cheers!


 


 

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