chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

New Wave of Olympic Weightlifters (Bulgaria, 1971)


History in Color:

Sofia, Bulgaria, 1971 – Student weightlifters at the Youth Sports School in Sofia (left to right):

Top row:

Yordan Bikov, Trendafil Stoychev, Nedelcho Kolev, Ivan Tonin (coach), Atanas Shopov, Krasimir Iliev, Dimitar Slavov, Alexander Kraychev, Nikolay Kamenopolski

Front row:

X1, X2, Encho Enchev, Zlatin Evtimov

In Bulgaria, they were called “Olympic Hopes”. In a few years to come, hopes will turn into reality. Many of them will become world famous athletes with remarkable achievements in the sport of Olympic weightlifting.

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