chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,
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Once Upon a Time When the King of Middle Heavyweight Spoke Finnish

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History in Color:


September 26, 1969, Warsaw, Poland – Olympic champion of Mexico City, Kaarlo Kangasniemi of Kullaa, Finland does it again – he becomes the king of the middle heavyweight class with a 515kg total (175+150+190) at the 1969 World Championships in Warsaw.


Oh, yes – it was a time when the King of Middle Heavyweight did speak Finnish!


 

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